Elaine Crocker


About Elaine Hi, my name is Elaine. I am honored to share my story with you. For many years this is something that I would not talk about, but I realized after years of suffering the aftereffects, I had to talk about it to release the burden from my shoulders. Today I

Beth Schulman


About Beth I’ve come a long way from where I started.  I was a very shy, insecure child.  I struggled in school academically and lived with constant worry.  My mother was negligent and emotionally unavailable and her boyfriend sexually abused both me and my older sister. Even after struggling in school, I



About Cristina My name is Cristina. I am the author of Secrets of a Broken Heart. The Exile Years, Spirit of Love and Life After Death. It is the only name that truly belongs to me, even though I have been someone’s daughter, someone’s wife, and someone’s mother. These are titles and



About Veronica I am a clinical psychology graduate student. My current research project aims to learn more about why sexual assault happens and how we can improve risk prevention. In my third year of college, I experienced sexual assault.  I didn't seek counseling at that time.  I battled clinical depression and anxiety,

Diamante Lavendar


About Diamante Lavendar The abuse I endured began at the age of two and continued into early adulthood. Being that I was enduring abuse in my childhood and early teen years, I was in the position of trying to live despite the anguish I suffered. I had a rough time most of

Lindsay Marie


About Lindsay Lindsay is a mother of two (soon to be three) girls and one son in heaven - who shines his light on us everyday. She is a wife to her Irish husband (yes, brogue and all!) Jason, who still makes her blush everyday. the author of, "Just Be: How My Stillborn

Beth Fehlbaum


About Beth From the time my high school sweetheart, Daniel, and I met and realized we were serious about each other, we vowed that when we married, we would do everything in our power to make sure that our children’s childhoods were not like our own. We haven’t been perfect, but after

Cecibel Contreras


About Cecibel My name is Cecibel Contreras, I am a child advocate, mentor and an author. I’m also the founder of It was ME Campaign and Incest Survivors United Voices of America, two non-profit organizations dedicated to spreading awareness about sexual abuse and to provide support and resources for both male and



About Jules I am a first generation, queer, Latinx artist and designer currently living in Portland, Oregon. I grew up in Austin, Texas and I’ve been making art since I can remember. I am passionate about connecting and learning about people. One of my favorite vehicles to do this is through art.

Erin Fado


About Erin Erin lives in the Southern Highlands on a horse farm with her husband and four children. She is a Sociology Professor specialising in Food Security in the Third World. Her passion is her blog Fighting For The Future which is dedicated to those suffering with Complex PTSD and survivors of