PW's First Book-Length Work Collects the Personal Stories of Sexual-Abuse Survivors and Their Loved Ones

What you are about to read is a selection of eight first-person stories chosen from our first ebook that all capture, in their own way, the long and turbulent recovery people affected by sexual abuse must endure.

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Posted Nov. 14, 2012 | Comments: 17

PW to Read From Its First Book, "The Survivors Project," at the Free Library

"The Survivors Project" is a compendium of more than 50 personal essays about the challenges associated with healing from sexual abuse.

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Posted Nov. 13, 2012 | Comments: 1

PW Announces Deadline for Upcoming Sexual-Abuse Awareness Project

There's still plenty of time to submit a first-person account of the challenges associated with healing. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 28. Selected essays will be published in the Nov. 14 issue of Philadelphia Weekly and in a subsequent book.

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Posted Aug. 29, 2012 | Comments: 1

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In ‘exile’ after sentencing, marijuana activist Goldstein continues fight
By Randy LoBasso

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KKK affiliate starts neighborhood watch–what could possibly go wrong?
By Josh Kruger

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 41 hate groups actively operate in Pennsylvania. In York County, an affiliate of the KKK and longtime nemesis of the SPLC has decided to “give back” to its community: by starting a neighborhood watch group. “A local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan launched a [...]