On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty

What was that? I asked myself that question after each interaction with my former manager. Was it sexual harassment or was it merely inappropriate workplace flirting? I thought it was sexual harassment in the sense that if I was a male employee, he would have undoubtedly treated me differently.  He wouldn’t have commented on my … Continue reading On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty

For Colored Girls in Their 30s and 40s Who Feel Like Life May Have Passed Them By

Reposting and filing this away for safe keeping.  Something tells me I might need this later: “In the predawn quiet before the world reanimated itself, my phone lit up, announcing an incoming call from a friend I absolutely love. She’s an early riser like me, so we have high-energy conversations at obnoxious hours of the … Continue reading For Colored Girls in Their 30s and 40s Who Feel Like Life May Have Passed Them By