Skip to content

sexual abuse

Sexual Abuse Lawsuits: Your Questions Answered Part 1

Season 4 Episode 2: Sexual Abuse Lawsuits: Your Questions Answered Part 1

  • Season 4

Today’s episode is the first in a special series with attorney/survivor Kathryn Robb all about civil lawsuits for child sexual abuse. Today we will get an update on Kathryn’s own case under the New York Child Victims Act, talk a bunch about defamation including ways for survivors to protect themselves from being sued, statute of limitations revival legislation, anti-SLAPP laws,… Read More »Season 4 Episode 2: Sexual Abuse Lawsuits: Your Questions Answered Part 1

Sarah Klein headshot 320

Season 3 Episode 6: Sarah Klein, Attorney & Former elite gymnast, Advocates for Survivors and Fights for Kids

Sarah Klein is an attorney for the California law firm Manly, Stewart and Finaldi and a leading voice on sexual abuse and other legal issues in the media. She is also the first known victim of former Olympic Women’s Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Sarah was an elite gymnast who trained from the age of 8 under Coach John Geddert, the head coach for the 2012 U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team whose gym she describes as highly abusive, cult-like, and even worse than the sexual abuse she suffered by Nassar. We talk about all of this plus updates on the Larry Nassar fallout and the brave gymnasts who have fought to hold him and the other institutions involved accountable.Read More »Season 3 Episode 6: Sarah Klein, Attorney & Former elite gymnast, Advocates for Survivors and Fights for Kids

Stephen Mills, Author of CHOSEN: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood

Season 3 Episode 5: Stephen Mills Author of CHOSEN

Stephen Mills is the author of CHOSEN: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood published by Henry Holt & Company. In this first of many interviews I will be co-hosting with my friend, attorney and advocate Kathryn Robb, we three survivors of child sexual abuse share a moving discussion about the emotional impact of abuse, challenges specific to male survivors, how predators operate, parents who missed the signs, correcting misconceptions, the lawsuit Stephen filed, and so much more.Read More »Season 3 Episode 5: Stephen Mills Author of CHOSEN

Maddie Morris with BBC Radio 2 Young folk award on Truth and Consequences podcast

Season 3 Episode 1: Maddie & Me

Maddie Morris is a contemporary folk musician who won the BBC Radio 2 young folk award in 2019 and has been described as “leading the next generation of socially conscious songwriters.” Maddie’s music uses personal storytelling to embody political ideas, and their music tackles issues ranging from LGBTQIA identities to poverty, sexual violence, and voting to name a few. Maddie’s… Read More »Season 3 Episode 1: Maddie & Me

Truth and Consequences Kathryn Robb

Season 1 Episode 9: Fighting for Fairness

Kathryn Robb, attorney, survivor, and advocate for sexual assault victims, tells Miranda about the recent and rapid improvements in statutes of limitations for sex crimes in states across the country, and why these changes are so sorely needed. Kathryn Robb is a lawyer, legislative advocate, and law instructor who has been fighting to pass meaningful child sex abuse legislation for… Read More »Season 1 Episode 9: Fighting for Fairness

Jamie Sivrais Truth and Consequences

Season 1 Episode 8: Protected & Paying it Forward

Jamie Sivrais, founder of the non-profit A Voice for the Innocent tells his personal story of being emotionally supported by family members and finding justice after he suffered abuse as a child. Jamie goes on to describe his organization’s unique storytelling platform for sexual violence survivors and the desire to pay it forward that inspired him. Jamie Sivrais is the… Read More »Season 1 Episode 8: Protected & Paying it Forward

Truth and Consequences

Season 1 Episode 4: Silenced

Miranda reads a letter from a listener whose brothers sexually abused her when she was a child. “Silenced” details her experience of “the second wound”: her family members’ hurtful responses when she tried to address the abuse with them. Miranda responds with advice, information, and words of support. Miranda created the website The Second Wound to offer comfort and information… Read More »Season 1 Episode 4: Silenced

Truth and Consequences Steve Martin

Season 1 Episode 3: Safe Spaces

Steve Martin talks with Miranda about his work as CEO of Love146, a non-profit that combats child trafficking & exploitation and provides care for survivors around the globe. Learn more about the exciting work Love146 is accomplishing worldwide. Steve is Co-Founder & President of Infused Impact Inc., a non-profit organization formed in 2019 to reduce poverty by helping to launch… Read More »Season 1 Episode 3: Safe Spaces