NEWS + EVENTS, 2010

National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Feature Gregg Milligan's Oprah Winfrey Appearance

April 2010

The National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse featured international author and advocate, Dr. Gregg Tyler Milligan and his appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show in an article highlighting Dr. Milligan's courage in sharing his story with millions through the interview along with his books and advocacy.

 

Dr. Milligan's story shows that anyone who has undergone trauma and adversity can heal through the power of education and compassion to have a beautiful life. 

 

More on the article can be found here: http://www.naasca.org/2011-Articles/010911-SurvivingChildhoodSexualAbuse.htm

RAINN Article features Oprah Interview with Author Gregg Milligan

Last winter, Gregg Milligan, a RAINN Speakers Bureau member who was physically and sexually abused by his mother, appeared on The Oprah Show. “I now live my life focusing on building myself in positive ways. Ten years ago, I began to write about my experiences as a child, opening the door to my past. I hope that if others could see where I came from, then they could also see how far I've come, and truly believe that we can ALL make it,” says Gregg. “It’s not my story, but our story.” Gregg is the author of the book, “A Beautiful World.”

 

Read the RAINN Article

Top Michigan Authors Featured at Writers on the River

November 3rd, 2010

The November 3rd edition of the Toledo Blade announced the Writers on the River Book Conference Featuring Top Michigan Authors.

 

"Among the writers will be Gregg Tyler Milligan, who is the author of recently released A Beautiful World, an autobiographical work that details the physical, emotional, and sexual abuses he suffered during his boyhood [...]."

 

Toledo Blade Article

Deloitte Alumnus Gregg Milligan Lauded in Deloitte Life Magazine

Spring 2010

“Within these pages, we occasionally feature alumni. Even as they choose to pursue opportunities beyond Deloitte, they remain a part of our community. With Gregg Milligan, we are inspired by his story of courage and by the caliber of people Deloitte attracts and develops.” -Barry Salzberg, CEO, Deloitte.

 

Read the Full Feature Article Here:

Deloitte Life

Editors of Glamour Magazine recommend reading A Beautiful World

June 2010

The editors of 2010 Magazine of the Year, Glamour recommended Gregg Tyler Milligan's book A Beautiful World in their book review section. 

 

Milligan's book was featured in the June 2010 issue of Glamour and called out for readers as a must-read.

 

"For [an] inspiring story of surviving abuse, our editors recommend Gregg Tyler Milligan's memoir, A Beautiful World."

 

PDF: Glamour Magazine

Interview with Gregg Milligan: Author of A Beautiful World - Associated Content

May 2010

May 2010. Interview with Gregg Milligan: Author of A Beautiful World - Associated Content. “I will say that without a doubt I did not make it alone. There were significant individuals within my life who helped me and whom I will never forget. It was with their help, along with my tenacity for becoming a better human being. There is also my sincere belief in something bigger and better than all of us that wants us to make it; literally cheers for us to do so."

 

PDF: Interview

Miligan Speaks Out

April 25th, 2010

April 25th, 2010. "I saw him on the Oprah Winfrey Show and knew that I wanted to meet him. He was violently raped by his mother. For a man to be able to talk about incest is one of the most courageous things that a man to do. Boys are expected to be able to fight off adults, girls are considered more victims because they are females. It is just as damaging to a young boy as it is to a young girl to be molested, by a man or a woman." -Shana Dines, Associated Content The People’s Media Company.

 

PDF: Article Milligan Speaks Out

Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse - The Oprah Winfrey Show

April 2010

Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse - The Oprah Winfrey Show. Gregg Milligan [. . .] shared details of his horrific childhood. His story inspired even more victims to come forward.

 

"That is exactly the reason why I wanted to do these shows," Oprah says. "To get people to step out of the shame, to come forward, to tell somebody."

 

Tom, a 39-year-old who says he's a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, joins Oprah on Skype to thank her for bringing Gregg's story to light. Thirty years ago, when Tom's abuse began, he says this topic was never discussed.

 

The Oprah Winfrey Show: Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors Come Forward

Thousands Call Hotline After Speakers Bureau Member Appears on Oprah - RAINN Press Release

Thousands Call Hotline After Speakers Bureau Member Appears on Oprah - RAINN Press Release

 

"RAINN Speakers Bureau member Gregg Milligan last week made a brave appearance on The Oprah Show to speak about the physical and sexual abuse that he suffered at the hands of his mother. The appearance led to a record increase in victims getting help from the National Sexual Assault Hotline and Online Hotline, which are operated by RAINN."

 

RAINN Oprah Show

Gregg Milligan's Story - The Oprah Winfrey Show companion article

February 12th, 2010

The Oprah Winfrey Show companion article:

 

Raising a son has been part of his own healing process, Gregg Milligan told Oprah Winfrey as part of her interview with the author on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

 

"One of my greatest fears was that I would turn out like my parents, and being able to raise my son with love and he knows no violence, it really affirmed that this might be okay," he says. "It can be done. It's a choice, and we need more people making the choice not to abuse."

 

Oprah Show

Author’s Oprah shot set to air Monday - The Canton Observer

February 2010

Author’s Oprah shot set to air Monday - The Canton Observer. "The message of hope was loud and clear - so powerful that I was approached by several of the audience members, tearful and relieved."

 

Canton Observer 2/14/2010

Local Author Tells Story to Oprah - The Canton Observer

February 11, 2010

February 11, 2010. Local Author Tells Story to Oprah - The Canton Observer. "My main concern is helping others reach out for help."

 

Canton Observer

Landmark Oprah Show to Raise Awareness about Male Sexual Abuse

Landmark Oprah Show to Raise Awareness about Male Sexual Abuse - RAINN Press Release. “I now live my life focusing on building myself in positive ways. Ten years ago, I began to write about my experiences as a child, opening the door to my past. I hope that if others could see where I came from, then they could also see how far I've come, and truly believe that we can ALL make it,” says Gregg.

 

“It’s not my story, but our story.”

 

RAINN November 3rd

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