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.
"The Survivors Project" is a compendium of more than 50 personal essays about the challenges associated with healing from sexual abuse.
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.
Dan Contrarino, former promoter of the popular “Shaft” party at Shampoo nightclub, was assaulted in New York City last night, marking the sixth reported incident of apparently anti-gay violence in Manhattan this month. Contrarino posted a public update on Facebook this morning, including a photo of his brutally godawful black eye and swollen face: “THANKS FOR [...]
If you’re reading this the same day it’s published (Tuesday, May 21, 2013), then you’re in luck. Because today is Election Day in Philadelphia and you get a chance to vote for the future of your city—in an off off-year no less! It’s May and that means primaries for the prominent offices — Republican and [...]