Sexual Assault

There’s something extremely cathartic about seeing all these women-led detective shows.

How Women-Led Detective Shows Are Shaping Survivor Narratives

Lately I’ve been finding inspiration and empowerment in women-led detective shows and how they are shaping survivor narratives. Read...
Amy Roberts    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
Culture
A world in which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable, and then uses that as a defense of sexually assaulting fat women isn’t new.

#MeToo & Fat Women: Sexual Assault Is Not A "Favor" 

We live in a world which fatphobia suggests that fat women are undesirable. It's disturbing to have to say that sexual assault is not a favor. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   11.2.17   |   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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The fashion industry told me that I was not deserving of a childhood at a very young age.

How Access To Plus-Size Fashion Changed (And Saved) My Life

When we don't allow fat girls access to age-appropriate clothing, we're sending one terrible, chilling message: You're too big to deserve a childhood. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Image: Maddy Sutherland Illustration (Instagram: @maddy.sutherland)

Are People You Meet On The Internet Really More Dangerous Than In Real Life?

What's more dangerous — meeting people on the Internet or meeting people in real life? Read...
Anonymous    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
Voices
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Trump, Paul Manafort & The Guy Who Tried To Grab Taylor Swift Are Having A Bad Week

Probably the person having the worst week in the U.S. is the guy who tried to grab a handful of Taylor Swift. Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
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What I Wish People Understood About Living With PTSD

PTSD: Imagine living the worst moment of your life over and over again. Read...
Kassi Klower of SHESAID    |   08.7.17   |   SHARE
Minds
That gut feeling I had of “this is wrong” — that respectful people don’t just go around taking — was correct.

Everyone Needs Consent, Including Your Significant Other

Love is respect. Everyone needs consent, and that doesn’t exclude your significant other. I’ll say it plainly: partners need consent too. Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   07.24.17   |   SHARE
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