Soraya Chemaly sat down with Alan Rosenblatt on The Dr. DigiPol Show for an hour-long discussion about the online harassment of women and its relationship to the 2016 Presidential election. The conversation ranged from gamergate to Trump’s harassment of women to the harassment of Hillary Clinton. This is MUST SEE Web TV!
Forgetting or forgiving – are they mutually exclusive or necessary parts of the same coin for survivors of sexual violence? The politics of forgetting would suggest that they are the same, that forgetting requires some level of forgiveness. Otherwise the mental exercise is essentially moot and you, at the core, hold onto a hurt […]
Language is a funny thing. So utterly vital to our lives, but also so fragile. In the aftermath of my experience with sexual violence I’ve come to realize how key language is our perceptions of events, and how the emotions that follow. I was sexually assaulted. I was raped. Two sentences with very different connotations. […]