Spotlight on Heroes

By | January 11th, 2016|abuse by clergy, laws, media, men and boys, survivorship|

If you haven't seen the movie Spotlight yet, run don't walk to the nearest movie house showing it--while they still are. It's about real journalists doing the real work of uncovering institutional sexual abuse within the Catholic church. And the stories of real survivors who got together and came forward in the early days when [...]

Good news from California

By | January 2nd, 2015|2014 Edition, Latest posts, laws, survivorship|

It's the first of the year, and in California a slew of new laws are going into effect. In the past, survivors only had until they turned 28 to press charges for sexual abuse offenses in their childhood. Today the statute of limitations was raised to the victim's age 40. It's a change in the [...]