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The T-Side Podcast

Apr 30, 2021

This week to close out Sexual Assault Awareness Month(SAAM), Tawnya talks with sisters Dee Marie and LaTonya Buford, founders of Moving4ward Ministries and VOSAS Magazine.  They  discuss the need to break the silence and the importance of education about this topic They also discuss victim blaming, sharing your story and finding the right type of support if you are a survivor of sexual abuse/assault.  They give some tips on how to talk to your children or just be an ally for the survivor in your life.  *TRIGGER WARNING* This episode contains information that may be upsetting for some. If you would like to share your story or need support resources please reach out to Tawnya, Dee, or Latonya. We believe survivors! 

Dee Marie:

IG:  @_thedeemarie

Facebook:  Dee Marie

Latonya Buford:

IG & Tik Tok: @lbuford2000

Facebook: Latonya Buford

Twitter: @llbuford2000

Moving4ward Ministries on IG and Twitter: @m4wdministries

VOSAS Magazine: 

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IG: @t_tsidepodcast

Twitter: @t_sidepodcast



Resources and Books:

National Sexual Violence Resource Center 

Rape and Incest National Network 

My Body Belongs To Me by Jill Starishevsky (ages 3-8)

The Right Touch by Sandy Kleven (ages 2-4)

The Swimsuit Lesson by Jon Holsten (ages 6-12)

Let’s Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent and Respect by Jayneen Sanders

The Courage To Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (book & workbook) by Ellen Bass

Song Of The Day: It’s My Time by Kelly Price

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