She was interviewed by child protection authorities and the police, but she was not believed because the carer managed to convince them he was impotent and incapable of committing the offences. The girl’s plight was highlighted by sentencing Judge Christopher Stevenson, who described her interview with authorities at the timeContinue Reading

“It’s not about the kind of sex you have, who you have it with or even how often you have it,” explained certified sex addiction therapist Robert Weiss. “We don’t base the definition of alcoholism on the type of alcohol someone drinks. Like alcoholism, the sex addiction diagnosis is basedContinue Reading

Trump, often criticised for rubbing salt in national wounds rather than healing them, continued: “What happened to the Kavanaugh family violates every notion of fairness, decency and due process. Our country, a man or woman must always be presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.” Clarence Thomas, who was confirmedContinue Reading

The Jehovah’s Witness met Kasmeer Lata’s daughter while she was knocking on doors in the teenager’s neighbourhood. RNZ understands the pair formed a friendship and attended church together before the offending happened. After the teenager was forced to have sex about 1000 times for money over a 18-month period, sheContinue Reading A New Zealand woman’s story of sex addiction. As a result, sex therapists tend not to talk about sexual “addiction”, says Dr. Karen Faisandier, a clinical psychologist based in Wellington. For her PhD research, Faisandier studied a group of 10 men who were seeking therapy for their sexualContinue Reading Claims Kiwi children as young as nine are being sex trafficked are being questioned by the Prostitutes’ Collective. A report, released by University of Auckland researcher Natalie Thorburn, claims child sex trafficking is prevalent in New Zealand and children as young as 12 were being exploited for money andContinue Reading

CNN: Chester Bennington’s life may help male sex abuse victims speak up. For far too long, boys and men who have been sexually abused or assaulted have been overlooked, neglected, minimized or stigmatized by society and, at times, by the health care community. It’s time for that disregard toContinue Reading

The Independent: Forced migration of children to Australia bigger sex abuse scandal than Jimmy Savile, says Gordon Brown. Former prime minister Gordon Brown has said the forced migration of children to Australia and other Commonwealth countries during the 20th century is a bigger sex abuse scandal than theContinue Reading