Catchall Sex Offender Laws

Catchall Sex Offender Laws

Sexual assault is such a charged topic that lawmakers are generally quick to say they are tough on sex offenders.  States will compare themselves in terms of how tough they are on sex abuse.  This tends to lead to catchall sex offender laws.  All offenses are...

Children Seducing Priests and Other Stupid Ideas

Last week a Catholic Priest made a comment to the National Catholic Register that Priests are often seduced by the children they are accused of abusing.  The backlash was swift and prompted an equally quick retraction and apology by Reverend Benedict Groeschel.  The...

End Child Sexual Abuse

Here’s a video on ending child sexual abuse.  This is a work in project for anyone wanting to share their story. Tracey Quezada is a Bay Area producer, writer and director. She serves on the screening committee for the San Francisco Women Film...

Under Suspicion

On Saturday mornings I tend to browse Hulu.com for movies that look interesting that I might have missed in the theater.  This morning something with Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman jumped out at me.  I think I was pulled in by the mystery element and it’s...

Bullying

There is this cultural icon of the neighborhood bully that we see in movies.  He’s usually bigger, poorer, not as smart, etc.  and uses what power he has to feel better about himself.  The bullying of movies is predictable and there is usually...