Sybil was not a fraud. Imagine if someone took a few facts about your life and wrapped an entirely false narrative around them making you out to be something that you never were, and destroying your reputation. Everyone should be concerned about this kind of activity. Every one of us should stand up against it. […]
I regret that this may only be the first among many posts on this topic. If you are a supporter, loved one, or caregiver of an extreme abuse survivor, a little additional support might be helpful as this controversy plays out in the media. Shirley Mason is most commonly known as Sybil Dorset, one of […]
A Little Help rather than Hindrance from The Media… If you are so inclined, please send a comment to the author. Can a Ballerina Make Out With Her Alternate Self? An Expert Debunks Multiple-Personality Movie Tropes By Gwynne Watkins 2/25/11 at 12:45 PM On Sunday, Natalie Portman is expected to take home the naked statuette […]
There are 120 comments on the article, the majority of them lambasting Stevens for attempting a DID defense. What are your thoughts? Stevens: I didn’t know alter ego was stealing Jan. 21, 2011 Written by TOM WITOSKY Phyllis Stevens says she first learned she embezzled nearly $6 million from her employer on the day Aviva […]
Ray Caesar, the Canadian artist who turned down Madonna AMY VERNER From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Ray Caesar requests that we meet at a Starbucks in Toronto’s PATH, a system of bland subterranean walkways beneath the city’s financial district, where a sea of people in dark suits creates an energy that is at once frenetic […]
Exhibit gives Lexington its first real look at artwork by ‘Sybil’ By Candace Chaney Contributing Arts Writer For almost a quarter of a century, a simple home on Henry Clay Boulevard secretly housed a celebrity, unbeknownst to Lexingtonians. Even friends and neighbors did not know the true identity of Shirley Mason until she died in […]
Lynn Schirmer, detail: “It’s a Contest” Acrylic and pastel on paper, 80″ H x 144″ W, 2010 Yes, the Diva is having a show… from the Press release: Center on Contemporary Art Presents: DIDiva & The Mirror Looks New Work by Lynn Schirmer Curator: Joseph C. Roberts February 8 – March 6, 2011 Artist’s Reception, […]
I know Trish to be a brave and well spoken survivor of extreme abuse. Below is a clip both she and psychologist Ellen Lacter produced of Ellen’s 3 hour interview with her. In the interview, Trish goes into great detail about her recovery process and what it’s like to live with DID. The 3 DVD […]
When The Devil Knocks This looks sensitive and promising. It’s due to be broadcast on CBC Wednesday, January 26 at 10 pm ET/PT (repeated at 1 am ET).
Has anyone seen Frankie & Alice? I have not seen it yet, please advise.