Rachel Thompson

13 Flips | 7 Magazines | 20 Likes | 4 Following | 50 Followers | @RachelintheOC | Author (Broken Pieces, Broken Places), Business Owner (BadRedhead Media), Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivor, Director, Gravity Imprint (stories of trauma and recovery) for Booktrope, Huffington Post Blogger, Mom. Tired. 

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Is This the Reason We Are All Objectifying Each Other?

I read this on Twitter earlier so I created a poll…<b>“If a woman posts a selfie in a bikini, why should she complain when guys objectify her?” Just</b> …

A harrowing, thrill-ride of a love story... And it won't cost you a cent! The Mission (Clairmont Series Novel Book 2) by L.J. Wilson

By onJune 19, 2016 in Romance of The Day<p><b>❤️ Kindle Nation Daily Romance of the Day ❤️</b><p><b>by L.J. Wilson</b><p><b>4.6 stars – 16 Reviews</b><p><b>Text-to-Speech and Lending:</b> …

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He Admitted To Sexual Assault, But She's The One They Tried To Silence

Four assault survivors, inspired by Lady Gaga's Oscar performance, speak out against their colleges.<p>Everything seemed to be done right when American University investigated Faith Ferber's sexual assault report. At a hearing this fall, the male student she accused admitted that he was …

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Being A Sexual Assault Survivor In College Often Comes With Huge Bills

Experts are noticing the Education Department is increasingly ordering colleges to include financial remedies for victims.<p>During the spring semester of her freshman year at the University of Rochester, on April 17, 2010, Amber Bennett went to a party.<p>"I was under a lot of stress and I just wanted …

Stanford Has A Trust Problem When It Comes To Sexual Assault

Activists and student government leaders say the school is putting its public image above fixing the problem.<p>Students at Stanford University are frustrated.<p>Multiple protests over how the university handles sexual assault have beset Stanford's Palo Alto campus in the past two years. The U.S. …

Spain rape victim asked by judge if she tried 'closing her legs'

Women's rights organisation lodges complaint against a female judge over her 'humiliating' questioning of rape victim<p>A women’s rights organisation in Spain has lodged a complaint against a female judge who “humiliated” an alleged rape victim by asking whether she had tried closing her legs.<p>The …

The Daddy Diaries by Joshua Braff - Guest Post + Kindle Paperwhite Giveaway @JoshuaBraff

<b>The Daddy Diaries by Joshua Braff</b><p>The Daddy Diaries is a humorous and poignant novel about a relationship between a stay at home dad and his two …

Learning to Pivot from "No!"

What is the first word you remember? It might be “no.” And the word “no” is etched deeply in our psyches as something to fear. The source of the fear …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …