Fresh Start Foundation reveals disturbing agenda

We’ve argued for some time that groups which claim to be “child abuse activists” but are actually conspiracy-obsessed SRA pushers (Knight Foundation, Association of McKenzie Friends, and Fresh Start Foundation, we’re looking at you) can have a very negative effect on child sexual abuse survivors who are looking for support. This was brought home to…

Fresh Start Foundation buries the evidence

Following our recent post taking Fresh Start Foundation’s Chief Executive Janine Rennie to task for permitting her henchwoman Catriona Selvester free rein online, something extraordinary happened. One by one, Cat’s various social media pages, including her blog, went dark. At the same time, on the main FSF website, the organisation’s list of directors, which once…

Fresh Start Foundation worried about Hoaxtead Research?

During the Glasgow leg of its travelling “road show” last week, the Fresh Start Foundation spent some time bashing Hoaxtead Research. FSF board member Janine Rennie claimed, “If there’s a child abuse case for example, they’ll go out to prove that child abuse case to be a (hoax)”. Others referred to us as “dangerous” and trotted…

Fresh Start Foundation ‘spreading hate’, say CSA survivors

Back in January, we noted that the Scottish “Fresh Start Foundation”, which bills itself as a voluntary organisation devoted to “CSA support, recovery, seeking truth & justice”, seemed to be attacking genuine survivors of sexual abuse, while pushing their own SRA-based agenda. The “Fresh Start Foundation”, much like Belinda McKenzie’s “Knight Foundation”, is not a…