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We now have two official mascots for the group:

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Introducing Abbi (on the left, owned by :iconmissinspirational:) and Alex (on the right, owned by :iconmisjudgment:)

Art by :iconmissinspirational:
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You want to tell someone.
But how can you begin to tell?
Who do you tell?
Where do you go? Who do you turn to?
Who will listen?
Who will care?
Who will have open arms?
Who will shield us with their wings?
Who will take my hand and guide us to the end of time?
But the only wings I have are shattered... crippled like glass.
And I cannot find the strength to fly.
I cannot find the voice to cry out and say: ''Help me. Please help me.''



- A poem by S. Chowdhurry, my sister; written a year after her rape


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So yes, the creator of one of our group mascots, Alex, has sadly deactivated her account for reasons unknown ---> :iconmisjudgment:

However, she will not be forgotten.

In remembrance of :iconmisjudgment: AKA Kylea Amber Riffle, who sadly left us. :(

MisjudgmentAs we all know, :iconmisjudgment: has deactivated her account, and although I have never had an encounter with her on here her art was very meaningful and inspirational to me. I want all of you guys to remember how awesome she is! Especially her Oc Alex :iconalex-fans:
here is the link to a video i made in her memory


Kylea Amber Riffle (AKA Misjudgment)So yes, the news is spreading like wildfire all throughout dA and the EEnE community, but :iconmisjudgment: has sadly deactivated her account, I just found out yesterday morning. It has come as a real shock to all of us who have admired her, and especially for those who knew her personally.
 
I haven't e-mailed her in awhile so I don't know what happened, but I am extremely torn and upset about it. I am concerned for her health and well-being, and I feel so helpless, being far off in another country, safe behind hospital walls. I suppose all we can do is pray and hope she is alive and well.
 
She will be greatly missed. She was an amazing artist and a very good person, and despite her lengthy hiatus, she was in my thoughts and prayers every day. I know things haven't gone easy for her or her family, so I am hoping for the best and trying not to think the worst.
 
Likewise, my activity here may slow down a bit since I'm acutely upset over this. I can't seem to think about


MisjudgmentHey guys…. Does anyone know why :iconmisjudgment: deactivated her account? I just realized she did and now I'm very sad. Is she coming back? :(

MisjudgmentHey guys…. Does anyone know why :iconmisjudgment: deactivated her account? I just realized she did and now I'm very sad. Is she coming back? :(



Many thanks to :icondezymax: for creating this beautiful remembrance video. :)



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:bulletgreen: WingsofCrippledGlass is a support group with a global focus to spread awareness of sexual abuse in any way, shape, or form. Anyone can join to support the cause— one does not necessarily need to be a victim themselves. If you have known someone who has suffered similar abuse, you are also welcome. Or if you are just an advocate for the cause but have not suffered sexual abuse or have known a victim, you are always welcome to join us and help spread the message.



:bulletgreen: Though we cannot completely stop the sexual abuse of victims ranging from all genders and ages, we can help relieve it by acknowledging the problem and spreading awareness. We appreciate your support.



:bulletgreen: Whether you are a survivor, a friend or relative of a victim, or an advocate, please come join us today.




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Zedetnik Featured By Owner 2 days ago

A few tips for everyone who wants to press charges after any kind of sexual (or otherwise physical) assault: don't wash the clothes you wore (esp. the underwear), don't shower, don't brush your teeth, etc. and go to the police asap. Not only is it important to secure traces of sperm or saliva for identifying purposes, it's also proof something happened at all so you can't be accused of false claims.

I don't know about other countries but here in most major cities in Germany you can also call the department of forensic medicine directly if you don't want to get the police involved at the moment. They document and record injuries, swab traces of bodily fluids, take pictures etc. without giving any information to the police (doctor patient confidentiality) unless you decide to press charges at a later time.

The same goes for women, of course!

Source: I'm a forensic pathologist in Germany.

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FirstHopeful Featured By Owner 2 days ago

It is very hard to hear the stories of abductions, abuse and misuse of innocent children and vulnerable adults. Please continue to listen to your instincts. When I was a young girl in our community, I told my mom about our Pastor's daughter saying certain things to me. Mom knew who to contact and it ended up being proved that the Pastor had been sexually abusing his own daughter! Then a cousin of mine was found with a young, married Pastor in my aunt's small community church. My cousin was a teenager and basically a decent young lady, but when my Uncle asked where his daughter had gone and I told him she told me not to tell him - when my Aunt came home, he had her go up to the church since both of them had keys to get into the church. Evidently my aunt found my cousin with this Pastor doing things they should not have and it was hard to hear him in the church pulpit say that he had made a serious mistake. He and his lovely wife ended up having to leave the community, but just to mention, it isn't the weird, creepy individuals who are the only ones trying to entice our children or vulnerable adults.

My issue with some churches, etc. is that some of their parishioners live "colorful" lives and I have found out that when an adult comes forward either in person or in writing, the staff seem to be told to protect the church from lawsuits. It is the lawsuits against certain individuals that causes others to be fearful to report and yet there are some vicious and jealous persons who make up false charges on innocent people. Discernment is sometimes hard to use in cases of suspicious cases. One lady I saw at the Roller Skating Rink a few years ago when my children were small, made a public statement to a father who was seen mistreating his son. She told the man if he did not change his behaviors that the next time he did what he did in front of all of us adults that she would call Protection Services on him. He was actually physically mistreating his son in front of us and downgrading him. Sad, but true. It isn't always easy to speak out like the woman I just mentioned did and I wish I had had someone like her protecting me when I was coming up as a kid.

All any of us can do is learn the signs of abusers, abductors, etc. and be sure that we know the safe steps to take to protect the child or vulnerable adult, then call, holler out or confront the individual in front of others (if possible).

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ChocolateChange2 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
i am also a 19 yo girl and i am also a victim of child abuse as well i am now pregnant with my first baby
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JDNight Featured By Owner 17 hours ago  Student Filmographer
You are supported here.
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donnydarko271 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
I am sorry to hear about MJ, she will be greatly missed. :( (Sad) I hardly knew her personally but I love her art and her characters.
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JDNight Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Student Filmographer
Yes, it is truly sad. :(
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Sserenita Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
:heart: Thank you for affiliating with The-Feature-Showcase! We love our affiliates, so if you have any news or you ever need anything promoted please don't hesitate to ask! :heart:
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JDNight Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Student Filmographer
You're welcome.
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Hentai-Lover-18 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hiya, hope you guys don't mind I submitted some old works I had of Alex, since she's one of the group mascots. :)
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JDNight Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Student Filmographer
That's perfectly fine. :)
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