Stop Shaming Women, Start Arresting Pimps and Johns

The headline in the feed from my local news station declares “Reading Police bust 8 women in undercover prostitution sting.”  Then there was the picture: 8 women each with clear bruises on her face, all looking totally dejected. My first thought – where are the pictures of the pimps and the johns (customers) who have […]

Another Book that Broke My Heart: Girls Like Us by Rachel Loyd

Rachel Loyd’s fantastic book, Girls Like Us, interweaves her story as a survivor of sexual abuse with stories of girls she works with in New York City through her organization GEMS (Girls Education and Mentoring Services).  What is happening to girls in our world right now is heart-breaking and I am thankful for those like […]

2012 Blog Year in Review

My most popular posts this year were: 1. For the Kids – the Penn State Dance Marathon Apparently a lot of people doing internet searches for Penn State’s Dance Marathon stumbled onto my post.  Cool. 2. Pimps are Criminals who Beat Women….Which is Not Cool This might be my favorite post of the year, so […]