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A Note to My Seven Year Old Self

If I walked in I would have killed that man. I revisit that place many times in my dreams, and every time, I kill him before I hug you. If I could grab you and run I would, knowing dead or alive, he'll have his hands on us for the rest of our live [...]

2017-11-05T14:35:32+00:00November 5th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

I Was Seven Years Old #AMS #CSA

Dispatches from Cyberspace are random writings about recent events, my life, and my much loved and missed daughter ~ Rehtaeh  I Was Seven Years Old I was seven years old when he took me by the hand and led me into his lair of secrets and threa [...]

2017-01-09T17:23:53+00:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on I Was Seven Years Old #AMS #CSA

‘Break the Silence’ by the Ngukkur #WhiteRibbon

With the help of White Ribbon Australia, the Ngukkur community in Arnhem Land is a finalist in this year's NT Song of the Year. The children in the video wrote 'Break the Silence' together. This is both an inspiring video to watch and share as well [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00June 16th, 2016|Categories: Violence Against Women|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on ‘Break the Silence’ by the Ngukkur #WhiteRibbon

Stalking Amanda Todd

The name of Amanda Todd became synonymous with cyber-bullying and loss after the B.C. teenager committed suicide. Mark Kelley of the fifth estate reveals the never before told story of her accused online stalker, the global police hunt for him and [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00March 21st, 2016|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Stalking Amanda Todd

Untitled – a repost

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] This poem was anonymously submitted to Glasnost. TW: sexual assault, child abuse [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] When I was six years old, I gave my first blowjob. “It’s a game”, said He. “D [...]

2015-09-30T09:33:21+00:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Untitled – a repost

Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights Act

[su_quote cite="Justice Minister Peter MacKay"]Today I was proud to announce that the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights is now in force. Our Government is extremely proud of this new piece of legislation that was informed by Canadians across the countr [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:02+00:00July 27th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights Act

Man Confronts His Abuser

Man confronts abuser who molested him when he was a 13 year old boy: [su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699" link_color="#006699"] RELATED: A British father-of-two has confronted an Italian priest who allegedly sexually abused him when he was a [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:07+00:00May 20th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Man Confronts His Abuser

Rehtaeh Parsons Society

We are so glad to be able to finally launch the Rehtaeh Parsons Society in memory of Rehtaeh. Today is going to be fantastic day and I'm really looking forward to it. The feedback over the last year and a half from across Canada makes it obvious a ne [...]


The Huffington Post Canada's front page was dedicated to the hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported. The hashtag was created by former Toronto Star writer Antonia Zerbisias and Montreal Gazette reporter Sue Montgomery, who have shared their own stories of r [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:12+00:00November 2nd, 2014|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on #BeenRapedNeverReported
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