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Peggy Wright has been counseling survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for 19 years. For Men’s Health Month, she asks men what they believe about domestic violence. Years ago, I was counseling one of my first male clients. He was about 6’4” tall and weighed about 250 or more pounds. He was covered in tattoos … Read More »
Peggy Wright has been counseling survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for 19 years. There are four things she wishes everyone knew about sexual assault: It is never the victim’s fault. Seeking medical or victim services does not mean you have to file a police report. You cannot tell how the victim is feeling … Read More »
April 24th, 2019 is Denim Day – a key date in Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Everyone at Fort Bend Women’s Center will have their jeans on; we’ve asked our supporters to put their jeans on; even the mannequins in Fort Bend Women’s Center PennyWise Resale Stores will have their jeans on. Why? Denim Day was … Read More »
The chances are that at some point, one of your male friends is going to say something about a woman that you find inappropriate or offensive or just totally unacceptable. It’s possible that they might treat a woman in a way that you know is just not OK – he might not be taking no … Read More »
It can be hard to know what to say or do when you discover that a friend or loved one has been sexually assaulted. Our Sexual Assault program team has put together some tips to help you. Listen – without judgement or comment, allowing your friend to tell his/her story in their own way and … Read More »