Welcome to Hollywood – Shedding the Casting Couch Culture

Welcome to Hollywood – Shedding the Casting Couch Culture By: April Slusser   Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Woody Allen, Roger Ailes, Casey Affleck, Roman Polanski, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson, Alfred Hitchcock, Sean Penn, Marlon Brando, Sean Connery, Bill Murray.   The general population may not be aware of what this group of men have in common: collectively, they’ve all been …

An Advocate’s Inspiration

An Advocates Inspiration By:  Kristyn Weinert, LLMSW WC Safe First Responder Sexual Assault Advocate   We are all born with a unique opportunity to be given a choice to determine our fate and destiny in life.  Some say it’s a passion, others it’s a calling; however to me it’s both and what I call inspiration to be a voice for …

Examining Rape in Art History

Examining Rape in Art History By: Katie Michael So here is the story of Medusa. If you took mythology in high school, then you probably learned that Medusa was a hideous woman with snakes on her head that turned men to stone. After hundreds of attempts by warriors and men of Greece to kill Medusa and steal her head (for …