10 New Rules To Make The Internet A Better Place

As a blogger and social media junkie in general, I spend a lot of time browsing online, and sometimes I end up having to back away slowly because of the terrible things I read. Since when did it become okay to be so hateful and so open about your bigotry? A certain subset of the… Continue reading 10 New Rules To Make The Internet A Better Place

The “Heartbeat Bill” Is A Travesty For Ohio Women

I'm embarrassed to see that my home state of Ohio is once again attempting to completely remove women's choices with their bullshit "heartbeat bill" banning all abortions after 6 weeks. It isn't the first time they've tried it, and with any luck it will be voted down as unconstitutional, but it's terrifying for women and… Continue reading The “Heartbeat Bill” Is A Travesty For Ohio Women

My Dogs Understand Consent Better Than A Lot Of Men

I'll be the first to admit that my dogs are far from perfectly trained. They bark at every person, dog, and cat that wanders by our apartment, and if you leave a slice of pizza unattended on a low counter, Miles will steal it in a second and grin while he devours it. When it… Continue reading My Dogs Understand Consent Better Than A Lot Of Men

Anxiety, Insomnia, And Emotional Stress

Lying awake endlessly Dreading the next day Reliving my past trauma Wish it would go away Tears in my eyes, again I remember Trying futilely to forget My soul is being dismembered It's not that they don't believe us It's just that they don't care Their agenda is all that matters Disregarding the souls they… Continue reading Anxiety, Insomnia, And Emotional Stress

An Open Letter To Men Who Think Sexual Assault Is A Joke – From A Survivor

Dear Men, I get it. False accusations have happened to other men before, and that’s really shitty. I don’t support that at all. However, that doesn’t give you the right to disbelieve every victim who comes forward. That’s even shittier because it encourages sexual assault victims to stay silent and let their attackers get away… Continue reading An Open Letter To Men Who Think Sexual Assault Is A Joke – From A Survivor

This Is What It’s Like To Be Victim-Blamed

Imagine you’re walking out of the grocery store towards your car when an armed robber blindsides you and steals your purse. You’re shocked and upset, and rightfully so. You call the police and they come to the scene. As you’re telling the police what happened, they interrupt you and start asking questions. “Why did you… Continue reading This Is What It’s Like To Be Victim-Blamed