The truth about false rape accusations — Quartz

I have too many Google chrome tabs open, so let me just leave this right here and go back to searching the interwebs… “Everything we think we know about false accusers is wrong.” Source: The truth about false rape accusations — Quartz Continue reading The truth about false rape accusations — Quartz

#MeToo: Harvey Weinstein, the Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment, and Why Women, Like Myself, Sometimes Choose to Remain Silent

Like Terry Crews, reading about Harvey Weinstein makes my stomach turn.

It makes my stomach turn because Harvey Weinstein is a royal piece of sh*t and I have absolutely no sympathy for his fall from grace (like none.  Whatsoever.).  It makes my stomach turn because of the abject perversity of using one’s power and influence to coerce women into sex.  But the real reason these allegations make my stomach turn is because it happened to me. Continue reading #MeToo: Harvey Weinstein, the Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment, and Why Women, Like Myself, Sometimes Choose to Remain Silent

“What is the Meaning of a Woman?”: Rape Culture and the Mind of a Rapist

*Trigger Warning* The following piece contains graphic descriptions about sexual assault which may be triggering to survivors. “Many people grow up thinking girls are less important than boys.  And because she is less important, you can do whatever you like with her.” – Sheila Dixit, Delhi Chief Minister (1998-2013), in her explanation for the prevalence of rape … Continue reading “What is the Meaning of a Woman?”: Rape Culture and the Mind of a Rapist