TW: rape, sexual assault, rape culture. Roxanne Gay is one of my writing heroes. She is vivid, unapologetic, and there is a power to her work that is visceral. Perhaps … Continue reading August 2019 Book Review-NOT THAT BAD, by Roxanne Gay
As you can tell by the title, this book is heavy. One of the reasons I chose this book (aside from being a total fan of Roxanne Gay!), is there … Continue reading NSFW Book Reviews-August 2019 Overview
This month has been like riding a roller coaster while on fire. In recording this through the theme of #MeToo, rape culture and toxic masculinity, September has forced me to … Continue reading The Messy #MeToo (1808)
Trauma is not made for public consumption. You don’t get to dictate when someone should have told you about what devastating thing happened to them. You don’t get to dictate … Continue reading The Come Forward: Don’t Ask Why It ‘Takes So Long’. Ever.
#METOO, Us too and her too! And her! And him! Not her though. SHE is black. Noone raped her. Noone hurt her. She’s just looking for a come up. How … Continue reading #MeToo! Us Too! And Him! Just Not Her—She’s Black.
This is the first time this has been discussed on a blog. Names are changed to protect privacy. The entire experience is not discussed as this is not that … Continue reading Shadows & Memories: In The Aftermath Of #MeToo
(Remember 1808 means this one is not safe for work.) There is a real problem with how this nation regards and treats women and then wants tout itself to be … Continue reading This Isn’t Normal: Rape Culture (1808)