Maybe, just maybe, they believe his story over mine

To celebrate my PhD, my incredibly caring parents wrote me a personal letter. I'm really touched by their loving words, but something is bothering me. Their letters do not contain a single reference to the sexual abuse I suffered at the age of twelve... CONTINUE READING

How ‘Don’t vote for him!’ became ‘He raped a child!’

I'm outraged, and not with Donald Trump. A child rape accusation is being used in the most infuriating way: as a tool to attack and defame another person. Truth-finding, the one thing that matters most when such accusations are being voiced, is not even brought up. Does anyone even care whether Donald Trump has or has not raped a thirteen-year-old girl at that party? CONTINUE READING