The movement behind #metoo

Originally Published on Change.org on October 30, 2017 My name is Amanda Nguyen, and after my rape, I felt despair. So when I met a broken criminal justice system — like so many survivors who found out their rape kits can be destroyed before being tested — I rewrote the…

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Angry? #MeToo

Originally Published on Change.org on October 25, 2017 #MeToo has flooded our newsfeeds and showcases the ubiquitousness of sexual assault across the world. Here at Rise, we stand in solidarity with everyone who has experienced sexual harassment or assault. That is why we work hard every day to fight for…

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#MeToo

Originally Published on Change.org on October 24, 2017 I am a rape survivor. I use to be ashamed to say those words. Not anymore. Survivors like me are speaking out. It’s time to go after those protecting and empowering sexual predators — companies like Twitter who enable people to make…

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Parenting with PTSD book release

October 12, 2017 marks the release of Parenting with PTSD, the book that breaks the silence about parenting after childhood trauma, so that parents can break the cycle of abuse. For survivors of childhood abuse, becoming a parent is marked by a sudden resurgence of traumatriggers. At every stage of…

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