Dr. John Foubert is an interdisciplinary scholar and thought leader who uses trauma-informed, data-based practices to write and speak about sexual assault prevention, bystander intervention, and the harms of pornography. In addition to being interviewed by CNN, NPR, and the New York Times, Foubert has testified before Congress and was called upon by the White House and the Pentagon about how […]
Over the past week, I’ve read and listened to numerous reports surrounding former Q host Jian Ghomeshi. It seems that every day new allegations come to the surface, ranging from stories of inappropriate flirting in the workplace to downright sexual harassment and violence. What started as one woman coming forward resulted in a tidal wave […]
When most of us think about war and conflict, we tend to picture soldiers, guns and bombs. If we watch a lot of movies, we may even envision hand-to-hand combat, underground torture chambers, and chemical warfare. But there is another factor that is tragically common in the context of conflict: sexual violence as a weapon […]
Jay and I love meeting fellow storytellers. Once of our favourites is Roxanne Krystalli, who has some wise words about stewarding the stories of those who have experienced violence and trauma. Based on her experience in conflict and post-conflict zones around the world, Roxanne shares some insights that we can all learn from.