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  • Video: 'I Needed This Eating Disorder': Stephanie Veloso Rodas Tells Her Story of Battling Anorexia

    'I Needed This Eating Disorder': Stephanie Veloso Rodas Tells Her Story of Battling Anorexia

    April 12, 2017

    "I was a behavior. Not a human." Read more

  • Video: 'That’s Why You’ll Never Be President’: Shamecca Harris on Being Black & Female in America

    'That’s Why You’ll Never Be President’: Shamecca Harris on Being Black & Female in America

    By Shamecca Harris|Feb. 15, 2017

    "You were born black, you were born a woman, and you were born poor. You will never be president." Read more

  • Article: I Was Raped by a Fellow Freshman & My College Found Him Innocent: Aspen Matis Shares Her Story

    I Was Raped by a Fellow Freshman & My College Found Him Innocent: Aspen Matis Shares Her Story

    By Aspen Matis|Jan. 19, 2017

    The college sexual assault officer offered a lollipop and said, "sit, hon." Read more

  • Video: In Her Words: Trafficking Survivor Jessa Dillow Shares Her Story

    In Her Words: Trafficking Survivor Jessa Dillow Shares Her Story

    By Jessa Dillow Crisp|Jan. 4, 2017

    "My body tried to disappear from the deep burning pain, but there was nowhere to go." Read more

  • Video: Anneke Lucas: I Was a Sex Slave to Europe's Elite at Age 6

    Anneke Lucas: I Was a Sex Slave to Europe's Elite at Age 6

    By Anneke Lucas|Dec. 19, 2016

    When I was a little girl in my native Belgium, I was put to work as a sex slave. Read more

  • Article: In Her Own Words: Writer and Survivor Advocate Brooke Axtell

    In Her Own Words: Writer and Survivor Advocate Brooke Axtell

    By Brooke Axtell|Dec. 12, 2016

    “Real women. Real stories.” Read more