‘I’m either a man or I’m a victim’

Filming started this week! The script is great and feels real thanks to the members of the steering group who have shared their experiences. It’s all very exciting. As part of this project I’ve been creating training materials to go with the film and found this video by Seth Shelley. It talks about how men/boysContinue reading “‘I’m either a man or I’m a victim’”

That was a long time ago…it was different then. Part 1

There are people who dismiss poor responses to abuse in the past as ‘it was a long time ago, people didn’t know about it then’ or ‘things were different then.’ I thought I would do a series of blogs looking at the history of our awareness of CSA. We start with two of the earliestContinue reading “That was a long time ago…it was different then. Part 1”

The Tattooed Lady!

Recently I read this article about tattooing as a way to reclaim your body and your autonomy. This resonated with me on a professional and personal level. Young (1992) argues that for a person who has not experienced trauma, the physical environment is divided into ‘me’ and ‘not me.’ The physical boundary between ‘me’ andContinue reading “The Tattooed Lady!”

‘I am in the World to Change the World’

Well this is good news to end the week. 400 reads on Researchgate and 204 downloads on the White Rose ethesis site! Whilst I’ve been busy with homeschooling and lockdowns people have been reading my work. 😃 There’s much more in the pipeline that I will share as soon as I can. In the meantimeContinue reading “‘I am in the World to Change the World’”