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Biggest Fears and Where They Come From

Like most survivors, I have some extremely huge fears. Some of them therapists have categorized as “normal” and others have been categorized as “abnormal” or “irrational” by the ones who have been trained to recognize the difference. 509 more words

Life

Purporting Rape Culture

Purporting Rape Culture

You have probably heard the accusation that our culture purports rape culture. Well, I have news. It is true. We have all been supporting the idea without even realizing it. 1,025 more words

Rape

Crimes: 30yr old man accused of defilling 1 year old girl in Abuja

Thirty-year-old Blessing Augustine, who hails from Kogi State but resides in Lugbe Zone 4, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has been accused of defiling the one-year-old daughter of his neighbour. 489 more words

Crimes

They used to call it rape

They used to call it rape, back in the day. For one brief, shining moment, we thought we knew what rape was, if not how to stop it. 1,564 more words

Feminism

There Are No Safe Spaces

There’s always a reminder that no matter what you yourself think, in the eyes of the Common Good your pain, the pain of countless others like you, who have been thrust through the same hell, are irrelevant. 136 more words

Sexual Abuse is Not Taboo

This post will get a little personal but I think it’s beyond time for it to happen.

I find it sad that it’s 2015 and I have to still censor myself when I talk about sexual abuse. 407 more words

Writing