The Cost of Silence #USTOO is a call to action for everybody to wake up to the scope of sexual violations in our society. This projects main goals are to make sure all victims of sexual violations have access to help, to see the removal of children from sexual culture, begin to prevent child sexual abuse by offering those who may harm help, begin the discussion of what we want our sexual culture to be and finally create a organization dedicated to healthy human relations beginning with sexually. We must start to define who we are, what we represent and where better to start than how we engage each other sexually?
Thunder & Lightning Between Heaven & Earth is the life testimony of a Survivor, Healer and Warrior of Light; Howard Vincent who shares his survival story of being the victim of extreme childhood sexual abuse and his healing journey from victim to survivor, to healing others and being their warrior of light .
Jeremy J, the project director shares his experiences of childhood sexual abuse. This will be featured in the About Me Section of this website.
This film will feature Jeremy J's student film of a survivor named Calvin (seen below) and explore the inspiration behind both the student film and this project. The struggles to bring it forward and the unlikely heroes and villains who helped and hindered it. This will be featured in the Making of Section of this website.
Experts and survivors of childhood sexual trauma tell victims what they need to know about coming forward and about the importance of finding help, so the essential transition from victim to survivor can take place. This will be featured in the GET HELP section of this website.
Experts and survivors talk about what someone should do if they're being told by a loved one who is experiencing or has experienced sexual trauma. This will be featured in the GET HELP section of this website.
Survivors and experts talk about the challenges male survivors face when trying to cope with their trauma and what needs to happen to ensure that all victims have access to the resources that they need to make the transition into survivor. This film will explain the importance of supporting the
1) I support providing therapeutic services for all victims of childhood sexual abuse irregardless of gender, age or race.
We talk to a non-offending pedophile about his experiences that lead to his descent into the world of child sexual abuse materials and the challenges that he faced in trying to get therapeutic help. We also find out about the Troubled Desire - Prevention Project Dunkelfeld operated by Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin who actively engage the pedophile and hebephile communities through public advertisements, the internet and social media, all aimed at offering them help by providing therapeutic services and mindfulness training to people who may harm and have harmed but want to get therapeutic help to not harm. The demand for this program is so high that that the German government has incorporated it into their healthcare system. This film will explain the importance of supporting the
1) I support the changing of mandatory reporting laws to allow for those who may harm and have harmed to get preventative therapeutic services
2) I support providing those who may harm preventative therapeutic services in my local area
The director talks to experts about sexual culture in human civilization and how the lack thereof may spell doom for sexual interactions.
I support the implementation of a Sexual Census for the purposes of assessing sexual culture and the determination of laws
Anyone who has seen Law & Order: SVU has a certain expectation on how the police, justice system and society has a whole handles a victim of sexual abuse disclosing to them but the truth is far from it.
I support the creation of an local community based Human Relations Authority (working name) that would do the following:
Jeremy J's student film for Capilano University
Fresh out of the documentary program at Capilano University, Jeremy J. rolled the dice on a film career at 40 with one goal; to create projects that matter. His first film: The Cost of Silence #USTOO will look at male survivor's of childhood sexual abuse and how we can begin to end the childhood sexual abuse.. As a survivor, Jeremy J. wants to break the silence around childhood sexual abuse by making a project worthy of discussion Jeremy J. currently resides in Vancouver with his partner of 16 years.