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Jerry Minor on Being Raised a Jehovah's Witness

Comedic actor Jerry Minor, who has appeared in Will Ferrell's "Anchorman," "How I Met Your Mother," and many other movies and TV shows, talks about what it was like for him as a child to grow up in a community of Jehovah's witnesses and what he believes Child-Friendly Faith is all about. (7:00) Read more

Richard Dawkins Introduces Janet Heimlich on RCM Panel

Richard Dawkins moderates a panel at the American Humanist Association conference in San Diego on the topic of religious child maltreatment. Here Dr. Dawkins introduces and asks questions of Janet Heimlich about her research and book, Breaking Their Will. (17:00) Read more

Lost Boy (Book Review)

by Andrea Moore-Emmett

A review on the account of Brent Jeff, a fourth-generation-born Mormon polygamist from the Fundamentalist Latter-day Saints. Read more

Children and Cults

by Michael Langone, Gary Eisenberg

An examination of the capacity of cultic and related authoritarian groups to harm children, physically and psychologically. Read more

The Trevor Project

by Peggy Rajski, Randy Stone, James Lecesne

Help center/hotline for crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youths. Read more

Darkness To Light: End Child Sexual Abuse

by Anne Lee, Cindy Tew, Elizabeth Ralston, PhD, John G. Davis Jr, Isabel E. Jewell, Samuel Jewell, Stuart Christie, L. Russell Bennett, Stewart and Sylvia Birbrower, Kim Bealle

Trains and certifies adults to help them protect their communities' children from predators. Read more

The Outcast

by Rachel Aviv

After his son told him he had been sexually molested by a member of their faith, former top administrator of the Munkacz synagogue details how his community shunned him when he came to his son's defense and publicly accused the individual. Read more

The Child-Rape Assembly Line

by Christopher Ketcham |

Graphic first hand descriptions by a Rabbi detailing long standing, open, and systematic sexual abuse of minors by high powered individuals in the Jewish community. Read more

Punishment or Child Abuse?

by Michael Eric Dyson

The author describes the use of biblical beliefs and quotes to justify extreme and violent disciplinary actions by parents onto their children. Read more

Religion and Child Abuse

by Frank Schaeffer

Chilling and opinionated reports by a reporter for Huffington Post about abuse and atrocities committed in the name of religion. Schaffer shares from quiet stories that never garnered much attention, but deserved focus. Read more

Social Work Helper

This organization provides information and resources to educate academics, policymakers, social workers, students, and others looking to help a loved one. Read more

FaithTrust Institute

This organizations works to educate communities to grow with the knowledge and tools needed to address religious and cultural issues related to abuse. Read more

Freed Hearts

This organization helps families understand and accept their LCBTQI children and others in the community. Read more