You are not alone. If you or someone
you know needs help, view resources.
Joyful Heart in the News
Mariska Hargitay of ‘Law & Order: SVU’ talks untested rape kit backlog
Olivia Benson, the character she’s portrayed on Law and Order: SVU for 17 years and 389 episodes, is a no-nonsense police lieutenant with a soft spot for victimized women. But in real life Mariska Hargitay is actually…well, not that much different.