We’ve recently tried out some new ways of delivering our training at REIGN. For the past four years we’ve shared our experiences of CSE as part of our workshop in the same way – from beginning to end, as if reciting a script we’ve learned off by heart. Whilst this has always worked for us, […]
What makes a ‘good survivor’, or a perfect victim for seeking justice? Is it our physical appearance? Our emotional reactions? Is it based on how much we fought back? whether we accepted drugs, alcohol, or other items from the perpetrator? If you’re familiar with the concept of victim-blaming then the thought of these being factors […]
Back in February, Zoe and Elicia were excited to introduce four new members of the REIGN Collective. Everyone had been trained up, presenter bios had been added to our website, dates were set for delivering our first workshops together, and then every single booking was cancelled.
CSA survivors spend an awful lot of our adulthoods trying to recover from our childhoods. When persistent, traumatic experiences have dominated your life from your earliest years it can feel like a full-time job coping with the after effects. If we’re functioning in society, holding down a couple of decent friendships, and regularly resisting the […]
Welcome to our first off-the-cuff ‘podcast’. Since we’ve been socially distancing, our usual chats have had to happen over Zoom calls, this time we thought we’d record it and invite you to listen. In our first upload, Elicia (hip) explains to Zoe (old school) about YouTube dramas, algorithms, filters, and what all this has to […]