This series is shared in observance of 16 days of activism, a United Nations campaign which started on November 25th, 2017 on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and ends this weekend, December 10th, 2017, on Human Rights Day.
In late September, 2017, Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane ran its course through Puerto Rico. Rey Delgado is a local resident who traveled to Puerto Rico to help family and friends after the Hurricane. In this three-part series, Rey shares some of his experiences with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.
It’s estimated that 1 in 6 men will experience some form of sexual victimization before age 18. Many times it takes years or decades for a survivor to share their story. DJ Burr is a Psychotherapist and sexual abuse survivor. He also produces the podcast, Journey On: Survivors Healing from Sexual Abuse and Assault.
KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with Burr about his experience with a sexual predator and the journey to recovery. (more…)
When people in the public eye are noted as a sex offender in the media, how does the experience impact those who have survived sexual abuse? KBCS’s KD Hall interviews Kristal Clark, a sexual abuse survivor and founder of Rock Paper Scissors. Krtisal shares her view of recent highly publicized events regarding celebrities being accused of sex offences and how she has coped with the trauma of abuse.