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F-Bombs Part 2: Ladies and Gentlemen (And Everyone In Between)

I’ve mentioned before that words are strong and we need to be conscious of their meanings. In the first part of this series, I said that f*ggot is a word that gets treated much more lightly than it should be. 4,676 more words

Writing

Little Red

“Little Red”

A Poem by Elizabeth Leigh Ruddy

Feminism

The Circle


When I was in seventh grade I was on the cross country team. Competition was awful, but running was therapeutic. Our practice was after school just like the football teams. 187 more words

Memories

Thoughts on victim-blaming, it's never good but sometimes it's far worse than other times

I read this article recently and it made me feel uncomfortable. The author says he was wearing Google Glass in a neighborhood that’s being gentrified by Google and its employees and he was assaulted.   575 more words

Assumptions...

On Friday I went to one of the events that were put on for SAAM on campus. They showed two different films, which opened my eyes on how our society views sexual trauma in general. 739 more words

Sexual Assault

Boys will be boys

Thank you, kind Sir, for pointing out that boys will be boys and that these poor boys should not be hanged just because they made the mistake of being involved in two different gang rapes. 545 more words

Another step taken

Hi there,

I took another step in my journey to rebuild by life yesterday. I went to an interview for some work experience with a local advocacy group and I was successful. 453 more words

PTSD