Posts Tagged ‘sexual abuse’

Inspired by an Olympic Victory

August 3, 2012

'London 2012 Gold Medal' photo (c) 2012, Mark Hillary - license:

[Trigger warning]

As news of the Jerry Sandusky scandal broke last fall and Penn State students rallied in support of their football coach, one brave young woman decided to step out and be a voice for the victims of sexual abuse. She was totally disgusted by a culture in which students supported the coach instead of the victims.

““What kind of world do I live in? Are students really doing that?” she asked herself. “When that happened, when the victim was that far away (from people’s minds), I was in shock,” she told a reporter. (Read More)