Monthly Archives: December 2016

Let’s talk about LGBTQIA and our policy

What does LGBTQIA mean exactly? Here is one answer ABC News  We recently discovered some great work by the LGBTQIA Resource Center operating from within the University of California, Davis campus. Apart from a glossary and preferred pronouns there is a section on words that hurt. You can see their work on their website and we suggest…
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Going Somewhere? Here’s a quick guide to SAFE TRAVEL

At this time of the year many of us take a vacation but so many do not think about SAFE TRAVEL It's great to know where to go to obtain emergency services when in a different city or country but it's greater if you look up travel advice beforehand. Some governments do a great job.…
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First Aid Information for people who have been sexually assaulted

This post is for information designed to educate you just in case you or one of your friends or associates is sexually assaulted  We are not writing this for someone to read just after being raped so make sure you pass on this and other advice. Maybe you already know some of the tips about how…
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The Loneliness of Silence and how to to make it better

The Social phenomena of victims having difficulty talking about violence and sexual assaults leads to silence that in turns isolates them into the loneliness of a silence community What it like is to be in this situation? We often hear from our friends and or an associate who finally have enough courage to tell us about…
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