I was doing my usual Facebook stalk when I stumbled upon this wonderful little gem through Huffington Post…Read More How Many Times Do We Have To Say This?
Last week I stumbled upon the horrific story of fourteen year old Daisy Coleman, and her thirteen year old friend’s, rape at the hands of seventeen year old Matthew Barnett and his friend. Matthew Barnett, local high school football star, had his friend videotape the entire scene. Disturbingly enough, even though the two girls went […]Read More Horror of Maryville Pt.2
For my post this week, I’m going to start out by being honest – I have always been a little judgmental. When I first meet someone, I think, hmmmm…this person is X, Y, or Z. This isn’t because I’m a huge asshole; it’s just how I compartmentalize people in my mind. Call it judgmental…or maybe […]Read More Future Leader of America…Hopefully Not.
As I was scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook last week, I was tripped up by a link a friend posted claiming “Party School List puts consent on top?” I never expected a sentence to claim Playboy and consent together, so I clicked on the link eager to see what is was about. I was […]Read More Victoria’s Secret and Playboy Love Consent?!
Please note that this post contains profanity and strong sexual content. In light of the recent outrage regarding the meaning behind Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” single, I’ve decided to weigh in on the hoopla. I’ll be upfront in saying that I’m challenging what I consider to be a strong instance of group-think that has gotten […]Read More Blurred Lines of Interpretation, Part 1
Check out this article on the “Don’t Be That Guy” campaign in Canada, where ads targeting “average joe” potential rapists explain in convenient one-liners that non-consensual sex is assault, and SEXUAL ASSAULT RATES DECREASED BY TEN PERCENT. And here is the website for the campaign! They even have a much needed focus on same-gender sexual […]Read More Quick Hit: Awesome Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign