I Am Not A Hero

I think I've put myself in a conundrum.  One that started out with humanitarian intent, and ended with an odd sense of false idolatry.  See, I came out a few years ago about abuse I experienced at the hands of my father for twenty years.  And when I came out to my family, I went public.  I gradually admitted that I had been molested, trafficked and raped, and because of it I was suffering from severe PTSD and D.I.D (Multiple Personalities).  ...more

Rape Culture on a Presidential Scale (TRIGGER WARNING)

I am here to talk about rape culture.  I am here to talk about Jane Doe, the woman who has come forward with allegations against Donald Trump that he raped her four times as a thirteen year old child.  I am here to talk about how terrified I am that her story will get swept up as political fodder, and she -- the victim, will be forgotten.  I believe that in order to relay my message properly, I need to share a piece of myself with you....more

The Exercise That Opened My Eyes to White Privilege

I used to be what I would consider "white privilege neutral." I believed it existed, but I unknowingly had the wrong definition in my head. I thought that white privilege was class exclusive, and that it was really only financially pertinent. ...more
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