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The Good Kind of Guilty

Written By:  Anne Albert “How do you, the jury, find the defendant?” asks the judge, after two hours of deliberation. The room was silent. The only sound was the jurors breathing a sigh of relief as they sat in their chairs. It was all going to be over soon. A...

More Than A Statistic

Dedication:  To all women and men that have fallen victim to any kind of assault. Written by: Anne Albert In my family, we are Christians and are taught you must be married to have sex. It is a sin otherwise. My vow to God was to wait until I was of age and readiness...

Survivor

Sophomore in college, I transferred from a small to a very large university in my home town. I was so excited for my future and to meet new people and reconnect with old friends. Over Halloween weekend, I went to a fraternity party with a group of students. At one...

My cousin, my hero

There are so many instances of sexual abuse in my past that I have safely tossed them in the “Bermuda triangle” section of my brain. Never to be retrieved and never to be discussed – it simply never happened. To be fair lots of other things end up in...