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Sexual Violence Against Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Sexual violence is a pervasive issue in the U.S. and throughout the world. However, the impact of this crime is often uneven, with individuals from...
Oct 04, 2023
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Male Sexual Assault: Resources and Legal Information for Survivors

When we think of sexual assault, we usually assume a female survivor. However, many male survivors of sexual violence suffer in silence. Prevailing stereotypes portraying...
Sep 23, 2023
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Flashbacks of Sexual Abuse | How to Cope And Heal

Sexual abuse is an abhorrent crime that often leaves survivors with long-term physical, mental, and psychological consequences. In the aftermath of the abuse, and sometimes...
Jun 08, 2023
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Was I Raped?

The #MeToo movement has brought to light the large-scale prevalence of sexual violence in our society. Sexual assault typically refers to situations where a person...
Feb 07, 2023
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Attorney Brad Edwards Featured in ‘Ghislaine Maxwell: Filthy Rich’

The latest documentary to unravel the Epstein sex abuse scandal focuses on the role Ghislaine Maxwell had in procuring young girls and women for Jeffrey...
Nov 29, 2022
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PTSD Resources for Abuse Survivors

Sexual abuse survivors often have a long and difficult road to recovery. Due to the nature of this despicable crime, survivors may feel a complex...
Nov 23, 2022
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LGBTQ Sexual Assault: Statistics, Legal Options and Resources

It is unfortunate that the LGBTQIA+ community faces higher rates of stigma and marginalization. The community is also susceptible to increased rates of hate-motivated crimes...
Nov 21, 2022
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Child Grooming: Identifying Child Predator Warning Signs

Statistics reveal that an unsettling number of children are survivors of child sexual abuse. Child sex abusers may seek out children through schools, church groups,...
Nov 17, 2022
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The Troubled Teen Industry and Sexual Abuse

The troubled teen industry (TTI) has become a multi-billion dollar business in the United States. For decades, parents and caregivers have sent their 'troubled youth'...
Nov 08, 2022
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Human Trafficking Lawsuits

Human trafficking is far more common across the globe and throughout the United States than many assume. This global phenomenon, often hidden from the public...
Sep 27, 2022
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Recognizing Adult Symptoms of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Childhood sex abuse is an unnerving problem in America, with research showing that child protective services substantiate a child sex abuse claim every nine minutes....
Aug 26, 2022
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New York Adult Survivors Act: Frequently Asked Questions

Survivors of sexual assault often face a long and confusing journey after an attack. Many who survive sexual abuse and assault do not know how...
Aug 23, 2022
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Sexual Abuse and Addiction: Unraveling a Complex Relationship

People of all ages, genders, and backgrounds can be affected by sexual abuse. As damaging as sexual abuse is for all who survive it, the...
Aug 19, 2022
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Southern Baptist Convention Sexual Abuse Reckoning

In May of 2022, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), a group of loosely-affiliated churches and the second largest Protestant denomination in the United States, released...
Aug 17, 2022
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What is the Adult Survivors Act?

Many adult survivors of sexual abuse lose the opportunity to sue their abuser due to reluctance to come forward or to the repression of memories...
Aug 03, 2022
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Exploring the Link Between Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders

All forms of sexual abuse may be a risk factor for the development of an eating disorder, especially childhood sexual abuse. Many survivors of sexual...
Jul 20, 2022
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U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Cadets Allege Culture of Sexual Abuse

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), a federal service academy located in Kings Point, New York, is a training academy for future Armed Forces officers...
Jun 17, 2022
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Sexual Assault in Hospitals: How Common Is It?

Sexual assault in any circumstance is devastating. When we are patients looking for care and medical assistance in a hospital, we expect the utmost respect...
Jun 09, 2022
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New York Adult Survivors Act Opens A Lookback Window For Expired Sexual Abuse Claims

With the recent passing of the Adult Survivors Act, survivors of sexual abuse in New York who have been deprived of their ability to receive...
By: Dean Kaire, Esq. May 24, 2022
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Child Sex Abuse: Warning Signs and How To Report It

Child sex abuse is a devastating event that can cause psychological problems to children throughout their life. Survivors of these extreme offenses can experience depression,...
May 18, 2022
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Hallandale Beach Abuser Arrested After Years of Sexual Assault

According to multiple media reports, on May 8, 2022, a Georgia local who frequented Hallandale Beach, was arrested on two charges of sexual assault on...
By: Dean Kaire, Esq. May 17, 2022
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