The Good News: October 2015

THE BIG PICTURE “What’s Wrong with a Hug?: When a child in our church complained about an adult volunteer’s physical affection, we faced a difficult decision.” In reality, there are many forms of abuse, including emotional, spiritual, and physical abuse. If we think of abuse only as sexual, we will miss other forms of abuse, many… Read More

Understanding child sexual development: A response to the Lena Dunham accusations

Since the release of her memoir, “Not That Kind of Girl,” Lena Dunham has received criticism about some of her self-described “weird” behaviors toward her sister that include sexual exploration as a young child. Using the hashtag #BoycottLenaDunham, many critics are accusing Lena of being a sexual predator. The accusations began after an article published on… Read More