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This site is undergoing a major structural reorganisation, hence you may find some of the internal links don't work. Please let me know of any that don't, and I'll do my best to fix them as quickly as possible. Meanwhile, you'll find the links on each page somewhat unrelated to the structure here, but coming back to this sitemap or the main page will always take you to enough links to find what you're looking for (I hope!). The main section pages below have links to all the subpages within that section, or you can go directly to the page you want by clicking on the links here.

Section 1 - Information about me

  1. My story - The story of my own abuse
  2. Need a speaker? Here's my list of speaking credits, plus my contact details should you require my services as an adviser or support person.  Also information about the anonymous, email-based support group for clergy abuse victims.
  3. The healing rite I used to purify and heal the locations where I was abused.

Section 2 - Information for survivors

  1. Rights - A survivors' bill of rights.
  2. The dynamics of abuse - how does it happen? why is it so hard to say no?
  3. Information about taking action: the do's and don'ts, the pros and cons
  4. Defending yourself against the church's attacks (victims don't realise until it's too late that the church is not a compassionate entity). STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  5. Letters from survivors - to the church, to others.
  6. How to choose a therapist, and an article on different types of therapy
  7. Motivating thoughts - Keeping hold of the reality of the abuse - for survivors, by survivors
  8. Writings by survivors - inspirational stories.
  9. PTSD - Abuse survivors commonly suffer from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).  A look at what it is and what the symptoms are.
  10. Contacts - Various helpful points of contact, including advocacy groups, lawyers and therapists.

Section 3 - Information about survivors and abuse issues

  1. Who we are - A look at survivors - the things they think and feel
  2. Forgiveness - Misconceptions about forgiveness, and why an apology is so important
  3. Literary references - References to clergy abuse in literature from 120AD to now, demonstrating that the problem is not a new phenomenon or a result of post-modern morality.
  4. Protect - How should we protect our children?
  5. Arguments and assumptions - An attempt to explain why we do what we do, and why keeping silent isn't the best thing for us or the church.
  6. Donations - what happens to your donations to the church? Have you ever thought about whether you approve of what they spend your money on?
  7. Our Governor-General - did he act appropriately? do you still respect him? should he resign?
  8. Royal Commission into clergy sexual abuse - do we need one? what should the terms of reference be?

Section 4 - Information about the church

  1. Protocols - What they do and don't, should and shouldn't, contain. Protocols on the site so far are: Presbyterian, Anglican Sydney, Catholic (Towards Healing), Uniting, Mormon, Jehovah's Witness, Brethren, Baptist. Waiting for permission to include are: Anglican Newcastle, Brethren.
  2. Denominational structures; how each denomination functions, and who deals with clergy abuse complaints - PROPOSED SECTION

Section 5 - General information

  1. Statistics - Statistics on clergy sexual abuse, from Australia and round the world
  2. Hypocrites - the publication of the Eros Foundation, 2000. Reprinted with permission.
  3. News and Laws - Worldwide news and new laws relating to clergy sexual abuse
  4. Books - A list of books about clergy sexual abuse, post-abuse issues of spirituality and other related topics.
  5. Links - Links to other clergy abuse related sites, online support groups, general sexual abuse links, links for partners/supporters, health and psychological issues plus more.
  6. Perpetrator list - A list of Australian clergy sexual offenders
  7. Discredited church hierarchy - A list of bishops, archbishops and cardinals around the world who have resigned or been stood down as a result of allegations either directly against them or of mishandling allegations submitted to them.

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