Posts Tagged: rape

sally Edelstein at 24 in pain

When it Comes to Rape Past is Always Present

My introduction into the go-go 80s was less than auspicious. 43 years ago today I was getting ready to celebrate a new decade-the 1980s. Instead, it is remembered as the day I was brutally raped. On the cusp of a

sally Edelstein at 24 in pain

When it Comes to Rape Past is Always Present

My introduction into the go-go 80s was less than auspicious. 43 years ago today I was getting ready to celebrate a new decade-the 1980s. Instead, it is remembered as the day I was brutally raped. On the cusp of a

vintage security poster

Boys Will Be Boys – Sexual Assault and College

In 1973 Syracuse University promised their  students that college life would provide lasting memories. They didn’t disappoint. Even decades later, college memories remain etched deeply in my psyche. Especially, if like me, you were sexually assaulted. More than once. My

vintage security poster

Boys Will Be Boys – Sexual Assault and College

In 1973 Syracuse University promised their  students that college life would provide lasting memories. They didn’t disappoint. Even decades later, college memories remain etched deeply in my psyche. Especially, if like me, you were sexually assaulted. More than once. My

Bill Cosby 1965

Cosby Kiss and Tell

In 1966 suave leading man Bill Cosby lamented “Why won’t they let me kiss on TV?” Perhaps frustrated at not getting enough action on the small screen he took matters into his own hands in his private life. Exactly a

Bill Cosby 1965

Cosby Kiss and Tell

In 1966 suave leading man Bill Cosby lamented “Why won’t they let me kiss on TV?” Perhaps frustrated at not getting enough action on the small screen he took matters into his own hands in his private life. Exactly a