Reblogged from The Other 98%.
By Julia Connolly Even as a little girl I found the gooey-ness of Valentine’s Day suspect. Yeah, the candy was great, but all those hearts, flowers, red and pink everything made me […]
by Lisa Lanser Rose It’s strange, isn’t it, to suddenly discover you’re getting old? I turned fifty last September, and yes, I can hear some of you groaning, “Oh, fifty’s not old!” […]
Reblogged from The Atlantic Monthly: As soon as children make allegations, they’re forced to take a crash course on a very daunting topic. This puts them at a huge disadvantage—and their attackers […]
by Tiffany Razzano “Like many, my girlfriend keeps her grocery list fastened to her refrigerator door with a magnet. She updates it regularly, as she runs out of items — almond milk, orange […]
Victims deserve to be believed. It’s hard to be the victim who speaks out. The victim is often blamed for stirring things up. The victim is often accused of being too picky or imagining things in her head or making too much of something. As we know, that perpetuates abuse. It gives abusers a free pass to do whatever they want. And that has got to stop.
by Suzannah Gilman You watch the news. You know the abuse of prescription painkillers is an epidemic. Opioids, which bring a high (painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin, Percocet, methadone, codeine, and fentanyl—which comes […]
“Feel free to sexually harass me if you’re a male.” Read this young woman’s account of a conversation with her school principal in which she tries to help him think critically and […]
Let’s make the most of it. This just in from The Guardian: “Bias towards male writers – underlined in 2013 study – fuels drive to switch attention to female authors,” writes Allison […]