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A celebrity culture worthy of our children

This evening, millions of people around the world will watch the Oscars to celebrate the global gift of storytelling through film. Many of the films tackle tough, emotionally challenging topics — often with sensitivity, care, and compassion. What we’re asking, on behalf of the millions of survivors of child sexual abuse in America, is simple: once the curtain goes down on the Oscars, let’s lift the silence on preventing child sexual abuse. In a saga that has captured recent headlines, Woody Allen’s alleged history of …

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Child Molestation is No Joke

  Can we all just agree that child sexual abuse is not funny? On her podcast this morning, reality star Brandi Glanville told her guest, “I, too, wanted to be molested as a child and was passed up.” She and her guest (comedian Jim Florentine) continued their banter, with Glanville concluding, “Now looking back, I’m super-bummed. I was thinking, ‘All this and nothing?’ Super-hot and they passed me up!” In response to public backlash, she later tweeted:         1 in 10 children …

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