The way that I did advocacy and activism on my campus was incredibly draining and unsustainable. I want to help other people have the empowering aspects of activism without the trauma and burnout.
Labeling a victim as "powerless" and a survivor as someone who has more “power from within” is a way to pit victims and survivors against each other so that the church can control the narrative about sexual violence.
The vast majority of church leaders have absolutely no business trying to lead in the movement to end sexual abuse.
Rosemarie and Stephanie discuss a devotional essay written by the wife of a sexual predator.
Rosemarie Miller talks to Stephanie Krehbiel about the prevalence child sexual abuse in Plain Mennonite, Amish, and other conservative Anabaptist communities.
It's taken me seventeen years to identity this as an abusive encounter and I'm going to have to sit with that reality because it's all so fresh.
The problem with YOU MUST REPORT.
If we truly wish to help someone who has experienced sexual violence, then we need to come into their circle, not expect them to come into ours.
It’s flat out wrong to interpret “believe women” or “believe survivors,” as a demand that you agree with a claim that is not warranted. Here's why.
When we shift from understanding rape and sexual violence as scandal to what it actually is, violence, we also shift our attention from linear narratives to cyclical narratives of impact.