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Survivor Sil Lai Abrams speaks out on Russell Simmons’ presence on the show

A photo of Sil Lai Abrams on set in October of 2019.
A photo of Sil Lai Abrams on set in October of 2019.
Author and domestic violence awareness advocate Sil Lai Abrams on the set of ‘The Story With Martha MacCallum’ at Fox News Channel studios on October 23, 2019, in New York City. Photo: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images


It’s not easy, but involving your partner may lead to better intimacy

A photo of a sad woman with long hair looking out the window.
A photo of a sad woman with long hair looking out the window.
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To be clear, I was warned

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A look inside the culture of violent misogyny and racism that starts in training

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Many experience the same misogyny and violence from which they are escaping.


The unhealthy messages we receive about sex are confusing, and often detrimental

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How I’ve learned to navigate sex on my own terms

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