Category Archives: Breaking Silence


Triggers, Flashbacks, and Healing: Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

        The link below will  lead you to a compilation of photos of childhood sexual assault survivors who were willing to be photographed with their ‘trigger’ and healing objects. While many triggers can’t be photographed, these pieces provide a way of understanding what it means to be triggered (the first photo) and more »


Grey Area Rape

Yep, I am saying it: Rape is bad Ok, so everyone would say rape is bad. But how do you define rape? What about that “grey area” where you don’t know if it’s rape or something else? We would all say that the stranger danger, they had a knife and I have undeniable proof that more »


Creating Empathy: Knowing the Numbers

Breaking Silence delivers an interactive exhibit to a community to create a unique perspective on interpersonal violence. By using the stories of survivors the information is presented to people in an individual and powerful way. Each participant is provided with an audio player and is invited to listen to the story of a survivor while walking through the setting more »