Podcast

It Doesn’t Matter Who You Are – An Interview with Actress and Nonprofit Leader Somy Ali

Somy Ali is a survivor, Bollywood actress, film producer, and founder of No More Tears, a nonprofit that works to free victims from domestic violence and human trafficking. Her personal story will captivate you, and her work with victims will inspire you. Somy’s interview spans the years and is a phenomenal story of how a… Continue reading It Doesn’t Matter Who You Are – An Interview with Actress and Nonprofit Leader Somy Ali

sexual assault

Why I’m Struggling With the #MeToo Movement

Perhaps you have heard of the #MeToo movement.  Who hasn’t?  It is splayed across social media, a topic of conversation among the talking heads, and most have an story or opinion to go with the hashtag. I even wrote about it, myself, not that terribly long ago. I was almost giddy when I first heard… Continue reading Why I’m Struggling With the #MeToo Movement

domestic violence · Podcast

Audio Blogging (The Podcast)

Wow! I am absolutely brimming with excitement! Have you ever had something come to fruition, and you don’t really know how, or when, or why it developed, but it did. It’s like the sky has opened up and the sun is shining brightly all around me. New energy is flowing and I’m almost getting too… Continue reading Audio Blogging (The Podcast)

education

Why You Need to Watch “Thirteen Reasons Why”

I’ve seen the blog posts, the angry mothers, and the social media rants. Perhaps you have too. But when I actually looked into why parents were disgruntled over the new Netflix series Thirteen Reasons Why, I was a bit dumbfounded. As you know, I’m not an expert on the issue, but I am an educator… Continue reading Why You Need to Watch “Thirteen Reasons Why”

domestic violence · Guest Author · rape

Story of the Freelancer

I have started this piece many, many times over the years. On past blogs, and in delayed book ideas. I’ve started it on this blog three times over the past few weeks. And, I have finally come to a sad realization. I love telling stories. I like portraying an emotion so that others can feel… Continue reading Story of the Freelancer

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Survivor Story – KJ’s Story

There are moments I fall asleep, only to awake from a nightmare; where instantly, through no will of my own, I am carried back in time to the spring of 1986. Transported to a place in time I wish never existed; paralyzed by my own fear, feeling the same gut wrenching feelings, from head to… Continue reading Survivor Story – KJ’s Story