victims

How To Help The Nice Attack Victims: What You Can Do Right Now

Although nothing can undo the lives taken by the third major terrorist attack in France in the last 19 months, there are some ways — big and small — to help. More »


How To Help The Orlando Shooting Victims: What You Can Do Right Now

Early Sunday morning, at least 50 people were killed and 53 wounded when a gunman opened fired in an Orlando nightclub. Aside from the obvious emotional consequences of terrorism, medical bills and funerals create a massive financial burden for victims and their families. More »


Let Victims Tell Their Own Stories

Just because you have a story doesn’t mean you have to share it. More »


The Soapbox: Rape Doesn’t Have To Meet The Legal Standard To Have Happened

I’m on the advice panel for I Believe You, It’s Not Your Fault, a blog where adult victims of sexual assault share their stories in the hope of helping younger girls. I do believe people, automatically, when they tell me they’ve been raped. Why wouldn’t I? When I give advice, I try to focus on… More »


Anne Boleyn’s Changing Reputation

Who was Anne Boleyn, exactly? Whoever she was, she is portrayed differently according to the time period, writes University of Kentucky professor Susan Bordo in the Chronicle Review. Back in the early 20th century, Bordo says that Anne was depicted as a martyr to Henry and his quest for a male heir. These days, in… More »