Post Tagged with: "child abuse"

On emotional abuse, abuse culture, and rape culture

On emotional abuse, abuse culture, and rape culture

There were a number of conversations on Twitter this weekend about rape culture and abuse culture; I’ve put together some of them in the Storify story embedded below. Just FYI, it’s rather long, and not all of it loads at once (it updates as you scroll down). Thanks to everyone who […]

by × February 14, 2012 × 5 comments

Is feminist analysis of child sexual abuse lacking?

Trigger warning: child sexual abuse, rape culture. Over at Tumblr, Somatic Strength raised some important questions about whether child rape and sexual abuse have been adequately addressed in feminist discussions of rape culture. As she points out, much of feminist discussion of rape centers issues of consent that don’t apply […]

by × November 14, 2011 × 7 comments

On comments, safe spaces, and free expression

Trigger warning: child sexual abuse, doctrine of divine sovereignty as it applies to child sexual abuse. I got a comment on my post about Penn State that I’ve left in moderation for several days now, and that I think I will ultimately delete. I haven’t quite been able to get […]

by × November 13, 2011 × 9 comments

Safe spaces

Today’s guest post is by Dianna Anderson, a writer and blogger. She wrote an awesome open letter to Mark Driscoll a few months back, and runs the blog Be The Change.  ETA: And I have a guest post up today at Dianna’s blog on how the constructs of virginity and “sexual purity” […]

by × November 12, 2011 × 3 comments

About Penn State

Extreme trigger warning for details of child sexual and physical abuse and cover ups; racism. Please consider carefully before reading this post. I hadn’t been following the Penn State child abuse cover up case closely until tonight, when the university announced that the long-time coach of the football team, Joe […]

by × November 9, 2011 × 17 comments

One year blogaversary

Trigger warning – sexual abuse, spousal abuse. Today is, more or less, my first blogoversary. I published my first real post on Are Women Human? one year ago today. That post was about John Piper’s advice on how women who are being abused by their husbands can still “submit” and […]

by × August 8, 2011 × 16 comments

How SGM’s Covenant Life Church and Fairfax Covenant Church deal with sexual abuse

Extreme trigger warning: child sexual abuse, details of child molestation, spiritual abuse, victim blaming, and enabling of abuse perpetrators.  I don’t really know where to start with this, so I’ll just cut to the chase. In the past week, two more accounts of sexual abuse of children at SGM churches […]

by × August 5, 2011 × 4 comments