Quick Hit: Let’s Talk About Sex

I stumbled upon an interesting article based on a study that found doctors and adolescent patients barely even touch on the topic of sex, which is a little ridiculous considering it is probably one of the most important conversations teens need to have. Now, I can completely relate to this because I never really had […]

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Victims vs. Survivors: The harm in defining ourselves as “thriving”

****Trigger Warnings!! This article discusses sexual assault, child molestation and suicide.*****     I am a victim of sexual assault. As you can imagine, the experience was extremely traumatizing and its effects have been long lasting. I have struggled with anxiety, panic attacks, and severe depression for most of my life and it was not until […]

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Quick Hit: Women with Multiple Sclerosis Sexually Assaulted and Ignored by Police

Trigger Warning: Rape I think that this article I found on Jezebel about a women with MS getting sexually assaulted is quite fitting for JMU’s Disability Awareness Week and how society needs to be more accepting of not only women but people and women with disabilities. A woman named “Kris” (this is not her real […]

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Quick Hit: Snickers, What the F

So let me lay the scene. After a hard day at work sorting out deadline issues, training new staff, and doing whatever homework I could slip between breaks, I’ve finally made it home just before 10 at night only to be greeted by chores. Ah the life of a self-made college student. However, before I […]

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