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How to Recognize the Signs of Verbal and Emotional Abuse Posted on May 17, 2013   We all have friends who share with us problems they are having in relationships. When should you suggest professional help or intervention?  If they describe any of the following tactics often used by abusers: Public embarrassment including yelling, comments about physical appearance calculated to intimate or humiliate; Threats to reveal an embarrassing “secret” (emotional...
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This week, actress and animal activist Pamela Anderson disclosed during a speech  given at the Cannes Film Festival in France to  her animal rights charity—The Pamela Anderson Foundation—, the horrific  sexual abuse she suffered as a child. http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/18/showbiz/pamela-anderson-sex-abuse/. She told the audience that because of the abuse she had a hard time trusting humans  so animals became her “real friends.”  While celebrities often use their fame to raise money and...
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Prevention of Sexual Assaults at Colleges and Universities In April 2014, The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault revealed its findings after a comphrehensive____study. The results were shocking, 1 in 5 students at our colleges and universities were victims of sexual aassaults.  https://www.notalone.gov/ Then in _____the  U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR)  released a  list of 55 colleges and universities currently under investigation...
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SCANDAL  “Benevolent” Bishops in Texas  Cover Up Sex Crimes for  Rev. Bruce D. MacArthur In 2012, Father Bruce Duncan MacArthur died in Clint, Texas, a small community near El Paso.  His long and  sordid  history of molesting ( by his own admission at least 30 girls) when he was working as a Catholic priest in South Dakota, Wisconsin and Texas was not publically  known  until  it was exposed in  a...
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New App  Helps Texas Sexual Assault Victims and Educators  at Colleges and Universities.   This past April,  The First Report of  the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault  issued its  findings:  one in five women are sexually assaulted while in college.  In conjunction with the release of the report, the White House also launched a  website to educate students and their families  about this important issue....
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