#MeToo

Mildred's Umbrella Explores Consent from Three Angles

“We’re not only looking at it from the perspective of sexual relationships. We’re also encouraging people to think more broadly about the role it has in all these different aspects of our lives.”

01/09/2019 By Brittanie Shey

News

Amid Allegations, Day For Night Festival Removes Founder

Omar Afra denies accusations of sexual assault by two women.

08/13/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Theater

Dollface Takes On Medusa and the Double Standards Against Women

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company's newest show brings women's issues to the forefront with a take on the tale of Medusa.

04/27/2016 By Jennifer Nguyen

This Must Be the Place

Freedom Place: Once a Summer Camp, Now a Home for Healing

When Freedom Place opened its doors in 2012, it was Texas’s first residential treatment center for domestic children who are victims of sex trafficking.

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

reading

Houston Writer Recounts Long Recovery from Sexual Assault

UH Creative Writing PhD Lacy Johnson's powerful new memoir tells a story of survival.

07/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

Crime

Sexual Predator, CEO

Henri Morris was a respected entrepreneur and family man. So why did the women around him keep blacking out?

12/31/2013 By John Lomax