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Meira E. Schneider-Atik
Jan 15, 2019, 12:12 AM
Covering Up More Does Not Protect Anyone. Here’s Why…
To all victims/survivors of sexual harassment, rape, and abuse, The issue of sexual harassment/rape/abuse has been a hot topic in the media lately. I’m sure you’ve heard the hoopla. You may have even posted “#MeToo.” I hope that it helped...
Jan 6, 2019, 6:11 AM
Abuse Investigation Delayed and Polluted by Internal Reporting
Due to increased awareness about abuse, we now have Jewish community serving organizations that work hard to prevent abuse and “interven effectively and with cultural sensitivity when abuse occurs.” Unfortunately, these community organizations can unintentionally make the problem worse in many...
Roger M. Kaye
Dec 29, 2018, 8:40 PM
I am not a human
It is not often that I come across such blatant discrimination. I had hoped that this was behind us. Just to make sure I checked with a good friend of mine, Mrs. Google. Her answer was quite clear, discrimination...
Dec 28, 2018, 11:26 AM
10 positive ways you can support victims of abuse
In my previous post, How to Fight Silence on Abuse? Be Loud and Lead!, I defined "secondary abuse" as the act of re-traumatizing a victim through the response to their abuse, but did not give practical ways to support...
Dec 25, 2018, 5:20 AM
The Anti-Feminist Women’s March: Authoritarian Populists Hijack Democracy
A Story of Populism, Intersectionality, and Corruption
Dec 22, 2018, 7:37 AM
Why This Black-Jewish Feminist Won’t “March With Linda”
I am a proud feminist. However, I have never supported the Women’s March. The main reason is that I find it unequivocally anti-woman. Under the guise of political correctness the Woman’s March has operated in a manner that not...
Dec 21, 2018, 7:48 AM
Heal the Victims; Don’t Sacrifice Them to a Cause
We are witness to an era of upheaval. Time-honored norms of appropriate behavior are being challenged. There are negative aspects to this disruption, such as the re-emergence of overt anti-Semitism on the left and right, after being dormant for so...
Nov 30, 2018, 10:06 AM
Your silence supports the status quo
Lip-service against primary abuse is not enough; we must take action to stop the secondary abuse of gaslighting victims
Nov 30, 2018, 10:02 AM
#Me Three-A Regimen for Mitigating Against a Future Outbreak of #Me Too
The #Me Too movement exposed serious systemic flaws in how some people conduct themselves in relation to others in the workplace and elsewhere. There appears to be no ready cure for genuine predators, who prey on the defenseless. However,...
Nov 11, 2018, 12:54 PM
Saving #MeToo from itself
Taking care to pursue sexual abusers fairly does not undermine victims' experience and should not prevent us from hearing their accusations