“Sister Survivors-Your Voice Means Everything” The Victims Gymnasts Lindsey Lemke can’t remember the first time her team doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused her. She was only 13 when she started seeing Dr. Nassar for back and hip issues for six years. She decided to break silence in July 2017 in a story for Cosmopolitan where […]
By Shari Karney While I tepidly commend Kevin Spacey for his tepid apology to Anthony Rapp, then a 14-year old boy allegedly sexually assaulted by a then 26-year-old Spacey, his conflation of sexual predacity with homosexuality is dangerous and reinforces dated and dangerous stereotypes. Trying to hide under the rainbow by blaming one’s sexual orientation […]
Shari Karney of S.H.E. speaks on The Inside with Jon Grayson and Jennifer Blome, KTRS, St. Louis, talking about sexual assault and the need to “Speak.Heal. Empower” as well as the upcoming Mendenez Series by Dick Wolf Law and Order.
Those of us who have suffered the humiliation of sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse are not going to take it anymore. That pretty much includes every woman on the planet. No one knew about Harvey Weinstein? Give me a break. In 2004, The New York Times “gutted” a story about […]
Sex Predators in White Coats Whether it’s the doctor in The Keepers in cahoots with Father Maskell and the Catholic Church or Dr. Larry Nassar who treated gymnasts Lindsey Lemke, sexual assault and violence in the guise of legitimate medical treatment is particularly heinous and outrageous. Who hasn’t felt that drop in the pit of […]