Author: brissc0

In 2019 BRISSC ran a 7-week support group on sex and intimacy for survivors, blending feminist and somatic theory and practices.  Themes covered included:  Somatic safety & embodiment Working with trauma (the ‘resilient edge of resistance’) Triggers Consent & sexual communicationArousal anatomy and orgasm  At the end of the group, participants...

BRISSC phone support is changing! Historically the BRISSC phone line has operated from 9am – 1pm, Monday to Thursday. From the 21st of September 2020, the phone lines will operate from 9am-12pm, Monday to Thursday. The phone line provides emotional support, advocacy, information and referral to women who...

Help BRISSC reform Queensland consent laws! In early 2020 the QLRC (Queensland Law Review Commission) put a call out for submissions to review consent and the ‘mistake of fact defence’ in the Queensland Criminal Code.Over 80 submissions were made, many from sexual violence services. The QLRC...