Archive for June, 2011

Memories of Hershel, 1939-2011

/ June 13th, 2011 / No Comments »

A long time colleague and an elder in the child abuse prevention movement passed away recently at 72 years old. Hershel Swinger was a nationally known children’s advocate, clinical psychologist, professor at CAL State LA and the Senior Vice President at Children’s Institute, Inc. in

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Slutwalk: fightin’ words, satire or social attitude education?

/ June 2nd, 2011 / 7 Comments »

Slutwalk, a call to march in the streets against victim-blaming and name-calling has taken outrageous forms and is getting a lot of attention. The first one started in Toronto. It originated as a response to a Canadian police officer remarking that women shouldn’t dress as

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