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Surviving John Wayne Gacy – Patrick Dati’s Story with Denise Brown on d-talk Radio Show

Patrick Dati is a supporter No One Knows Film coming out soon. Please visit their website and show your support click on the link.


Patrick Dati is now collaborating with Nourishment for Difficult Times (Meditations Team) to make a difference with educating individuals who are recovering from sexual abuse or any form of physical violence

Patrick Dati has been chosen as Advisory Board Member for Dreamcatchers for Abused Children, Inc.

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The Compassion Fashion Project is proud to welcome our new Head of LGBT Affairs, Patrick Dati. Patrick is a long-standing advocate for anti-bullying campaigns, and through the use of his own compelling story as a childhood victim and SURVIVOR of serial killer John Wayne Gacy and his emotional personal experience with coming out, he has been an in-demand public speaker for LGBT campaigns and issues impacting survivors of childhood sexual abuse and bullying across America. Patrick is in the process of producing a book based on his very important work over at Patrick comes to us from Chicago and is father to a beautiful teenage daughter. Please welcome Patrick to the CFP team and be sure to check out the CFP Facebook team at!

My story of child abuse & being bullied published in The Windy City Times read the story, click the logo to the left.

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The National Trauma Campaign with SAMHSA/US Department of Health and Human Service on Monday, September 27, 2011 interviewed me as a survivor from severe trauma in a production studio in Washington, DC. I was honored to be working in conjunction as one of the trauma survivors to share my story as part of the 2012 campaign on trauma survivors and reveal how I am staying well. This will be used throughout 2012 on their website and in class room settings to educate individuals on how you can survivor.

National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse

Patrick Dati is a member of ( and is active in speaking on the behalf of this organization telling his story to help prevent child abuse and educate the public.

“Learning Is Impaired When Children Are Scared.”©

Patrick is a member of Champions Against Bullying


Patrick is a member and speaker for RAINN.

Victims of sexual assault are more likely to suffer from depression, PTSD, abuse alcohol and drugs, and contemplate suicide.  That is why it is so critical to talk about sexual assault – emphasizing the seriousness of the crime while reinforcing the importance of taking steps to get help through resources like the National Sexual Assault Hotlines (800.656.HOPE or