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#NotAllMen (You Too, Matt Lauer)

Dear #NotAllMen (You Too, Matt Lauer): Welcome To Being A Woman

This shouldn’t come as a surprise any longer, because it seems like every other dude entertainment industry is a creep, but now it’s Matt Lauer. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.29.17   |   SHARE
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The entire situation of being sexually assaulted abroad was very uncomfortable, and I honestly didn't know what to do.

Sexually Assaulted Abroad

I was sexually assaulted abroad and I honestly didn't know what to do. I was stunned, relieved, and confused — so many emotions were running through Read...
Annette Richmond    |   11.28.17   |   SHARE
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As a sex worker, consent is complicated

I Am A Sex Worker And Consent Is Complicated

I have a choice here: either I tell him to stop, or I can avert his hands elsewhere. This is my life as a sex worker. Consent is complicated! Read...
Reese Piper    |   11.27.17   |   SHARE
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He assaulted me, and my prevailing feeling was shame.

Why Did My Sexual Assault Cause Shame?

He violated me and robbed me of an innocence I would never recover. He did this to me. Why did my sexual assault cause shame? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.1.17   |   SHARE
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I am taking accountability and making this ugliness public so that others struggling with their own misogyny might recognize themselves and take steps to heal, too.

Me, Too: Confronting My Own Misogyny 

Me, Too: confronting my own misogyny. Change can’t come from a social media campaign alone, but from constant personal diligence by us all. Read...
Christine Kandic Torres    |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
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No one wants to admit to being raped.

People Die Because Of Harvey Weinstein. Enough Is Enough.

Not all rapists look or act like rapists. Some of the men who abused me are considered “nice people.” Read...
Joanna Valente    |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
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Mayim Bialik pens essay and perpetuates victim-blaming.

Mayim Bialik Has Really Done It This Time

Your body is your very own canvas, and you have the right to turn it into whatever work of art you want to display to the world... The root cause of Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
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Instead of "Me, too" why don't we say, "I believe you"?

The "Me, Too" Viral Status Is Important, But Let's Talk About Something Else

It’s painful enough to have to revisit your abuse every time a new viral movement takes hold. What if, instead of “Me, too” we said, “I believe you? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
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