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Oprah - Porn Ain't What it Used to Be

Today Oprah issues an urgent call to her viewers to take action against child predators in an all-new episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” “What you are going to see is going to shock you to the core, but I'm asking you to please not turn…

Empowering Girls: Neighbor a "Don't Know"

by Tracee Sioux Mom, what were you and Olivia's mom talking about on the phone. What did she say? She said, did your mom tell you abut the neighbor? I said, I don't know. But that's all. You know the new neighbors? Yeah. The man…

Empowering Girls: Sex Offender Next Door

by Tracee SiouxHey Tracee, my neighbor said over the phone. Hey, how's it going? I asked.What's your address? 706 Walnut Grove.That's what I thought. My friend just called me and said she said there is a a sex offender living at 708 Walnut Grove.The…

Kinda Knows

by Tracee Sioux I checked out The Safe Side Stranger Safety video, produced by John Walsh of America's Most Wanted and Julie Clark of Baby Einstein. I recommend this to every parent of young children. Both my kids, one and six, were mesmerized…

Gossip Girl & R-A-P-E

by Tracee Sioux I tuned into Gossip Girl to see what it was about. The new definition of glamorous includes editing of a rape scene and an act of consensual (yet inappropriate drunken sex) with the intent to blur the distinction. The viewer…

Dating Violence

by Tracee Sioux In Texas, almost 188,000 incidents of domestic violence occurred during 2005, and more than 330,000 rapes occur every year, according to Gov. Rick Perry's office. But it always starts with the girls and boys. Intimate violence…

Battered Women, Time To Leave

By Tracee Sioux I know this column will reach a battered woman, because according to the US Justice Department, 30 percent of women are beaten by a significant other at one time or another. This is an issue very close to my heart as I was…

Jessica's Law Passes in Texas

By Tracee SiouxTwo big things have happened to protect children from sexual abuse perpetrators, especially repeat offenders. The State of Texas has passed The Jessica Lunsford Act. Each state has its own version of “Jessica’s Law” before…
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Misogynistic Violence for Breakfast

By Tracee Sioux I’m up in the gym working on my fitness too! That’s right, Fergie. . . Yeah, I’m not here for your entertainment either! You tell ‘em Pink, . . . If everyone cared and nobody cried . . . we’d see the day no body died…

Sexual Urban Legend

By Tracee Sioux Everyone has heard this urban legend . . . I have a cousin (or uncle or brother or dad or son) who was only 18 (19, 20, 21, 22) and his girlfriend was 14 and she totally seduced him and then when he broke up with her she had…

I Agree With Bill O'Reilly (SCREAM!!!!)

By Tracee Sioux Seriously, all evidence suggests that hell must have frozen over. I have seen Bill O'Reilly, Fox newsman, on a few talk shows recently and I actually agreed with part of his mission. I'm a little concerned I'm becoming a .…