lisa & joanna: notes & supporting material

back to…laurenhometable of contentsfwd to…melanienotes and supporting material Read Lisa and Joanna’s complete testimony here. Listen to it here. in 2009, Lisa and Joanna were on a journey of self-exploration. Barely out of their teens and intensely vulnerable, on the cusp of a new era in their lives. Being together risked their safety and security in their known environment. Yet …

lisa & joanna’s #metoo story with franklin veaux

lisa & joanna’s #metoo storyback to…lauren: Notes & materialhometable of contentsfwd to…lisa & joanna: notes etc.lisa & joanna’s audio transcript This testimony has been moved to a new page at the survivors’ own site, where 10 testimonies are now available. The audio is also available on Soundcloud. Joanna: I think the biggest, honestly the biggest takeaway when Lisa was writing everything out last …

lauren: notes & supporting material

back to…part 2 introhometable of contentsfwd to…lisa & joannanotes and supporting material Read Lauren’s complete testimony here. a worrying aspect of the discussions I’ve seen circulating the internet  is the normalization of “shitty relationships,” in a sense of “if it isn’t abuse, well, then that’s just par for the course.” This is not okay. I don’t think we should be …

lauren’s #metoo story with franklin veaux

back to…part 2: introhometable of contentsfwd to…lauren: notes & materiallauren’s written testimony This testimony has been moved to a new page at the survivors’ own site, where 10 testimonies are now available. “…he was pretty (willingly) helpless.  I refuse to believe that someone that intelligent cannot figure out how to make macaroni & cheese. “Laurenwe got together when we both lived …

part 2: life rewards courage - polyamory's #metoo with franklin veaux

back to…rubyhometable of contentsfwd to…laurenThis analysis covers four more stories …of women and nonbinary people who experienced or witnessed harm from polyamory author and speaker Franklin Veaux. This sequence includes four first-person accounts submitted by five women who encountered Veaux between 2006 and 2012. Two were in relationships with him. They ranged in age from 18 to 36 years old …

franklin veaux in the sextips advice forum

back to…melaniehometable of contents “Dear Survivor Pod,   Around 2004-2013, from the ages of 18-27, I was an avid reader, then regular contributor then eventually moderator of sex education communities on LiveJournal.   Tacit, as I mostly know him, was also a regular in those spaces. When I first encountered his writing as a teen I was very impressed. I followed …

ruby: notes & material

back to…amberhometable of contentsfwd to…part 2 intromy work is about setting the record straight. To give voice to those who were harmed by Franklin Veaux and center the people who have been erased in and by his stories. And I have a loose end to tie up. One voice we know is missing from this time is that of the …

amber: notes & material

“I felt like I was holding both of our lives together, and I would sit and cry in my car over my lunch break.”

amber’s #metoo story with franklin veaux

back to…Celeste: Notes & materialhometable of contentsfwd to…amber: notes & materialThis testimony has been moved to a new page at the survivors’ own site, where 10 testimonies are now available.   “What follows is Amber’s story in her own words, as written to me between March and July 2018, in an email correspondence that took place as she supported me through …

part 1: voices from ‘The Game Changer’

‘The Game Changer’ provides an official basis of comparison to his writings at the time and more importantly the ability to compare his version of events to those of his ex-partners who were featured in the book. Three of the four partners whose stories were described by Veaux in his memoir, had also signed up to LiveJournal and traces of their confusion, hurt and unhappiness still linger on the Wayback Machine.