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40 (Un)Justifiable Reasons To Sexually Harass Me On the Street

I’m wearing too much makeup I’m not wearing enough makeup It’s Sunday It’s Tuesday I’m walking too quickly I’m walking too slowly I’m too pretty to not let you enjoy a piece of it I’m not pretty enough to occupy the space marked “female” I’m wearing boots I’m wearing flip flops I haven’t let you […]

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We Are #Shoutingback Against Street Harassment

@Stephanie_Fiems Running local park while a guy followed me in his truck parking every few exits masturbating as I passed #ShoutingBack“ @VintageRoseJaz walked home when I was 14.Man said “hello pretty lady” ignored him and he replied with “Well fuck you then” #ShoutingBack @unfortunatalie On New Year’s Eve a man with a knife made me […]

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Nothing Virtual About Cyber Harassment

It was 2007, and I was at a loud party with friends. My phone had been ringing incessantly and they were all numbers I didn’t recognize so at first I chose to ignore the calls. Finally, about seven calls later, I decided to figure out what was going on and answered my phone. A male […]

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Surprise! Attempted Rape Scene In Episode of “The Walking Dead”

  AMC, I have a bone to pick with you. Your “rape-fest for ratings” sneak attack on this week’s episode of “The Walking Dead” pissed me off. Ever heard of a trigger warning, assholes? From what I understand, “The Walking Dead” is a show about killing zombies. Your viewers want blood and gore and violence […]

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How To Help A Loved One Experiencing Domestic Violence

Trigger Warning)

Domestic violence, dating violence, relationship violence – no matter how we label it’s not something we like to talk about. Or perhaps more accurately, it’s not something we know how to talk about – especially when it’s happening to someone we love.

But it’s really important we learn how to talk about it – in ways that actually help people going through it (which is far more difficult than you may think).

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Let’s Talk About Victim Blaming

After seeing a rather offensive ad on the internet about rape and victim blaming made by police, I decided to throw my two cents into the mix about this quite frankly enraging matter. To me victim blaming is somewhat of a paradox.  If you are a victim it is because something unwanted happened to you […]

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