How To Talk To Youth About Sexual Violence And Consent

r. kelly sex abuse
FILE - In this June 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Kelly has long been at the center of sexual misconduct allegations, which he has denied. Frank Micelotta/Invision / Associated Press File
r. kelly sex abuse
FILE - In this June 2013, file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Kelly has long been at the center of sexual misconduct allegations, which he has denied. Frank Micelotta/Invision / Associated Press File

How To Talk To Youth About Sexual Violence And Consent

The release of Lifetime’s new six-part documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” has sparked renewed calls for resources to support survivors of sexual abuse.

The R&B singer has been accused of keeping women against their will in an abusive "cult," according to a Buzzfeed investigation. Still, Kelly has continued to sell albums, tour and perform at high-profile events.

Leah Gipson of the nonprofit  A Long Walk Home and child psychologist Dr. Tali Raviv join the Morning Shift for a conversation on how to best empower support survivors of sexual abuse and destigmatize gender-based violence, especially among young people.

LEARN MORE: What to Know About Surviving R. Kelly (The Cut 1/4/19)

Sex Abuse Hotline Calls Surge During Lifetime’s ‘Surviving R.Kelly’ (Daily Beast 1/4/19)