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Wild and Green

I was wild and green in the ways of the world. I was wild as a child, free, and green, naive. I have written of this often. 271 more words

Yet another Nirbhaya, this time in Kerala.

Jisha, a 29 year old law student was raped and brutally murdered in the most gruesome way one can think of, at Perumbavoor. It was five days after the incident that the public came to know about it. 283 more words

Self-Defense...most of the time you know him

Today was my first self-defense lesson. I joined a class of 12 other brave ladies to learn how to defend ourselves and survive a dangerous situation. 283 more words

Becoming Whole After Rape

Chatroom: Sexual Assault and #RapedbyMorehouse

Michael: Ok, Cara — earlier today women at Spelman College held a protest over the egregious lack of accountability in instances of sexual assault with their brother institution of Morehouse College. 532 more words


What happens next?

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is over. Our collective attention turns to things to remember in May  – brain cancer awareness, lupus awareness, and mental health awareness month to name the ones that are closest to my life. 634 more words

The Transgender Bathroom Nontroversy

It’s been in the news, discussed everywhere. It’s sparked the creation of laws and protests from angry Liberals and Conservatives alike. It’s funny, all that over where to take a shit or piss. 523 more words


It amazes me that the people who tell their daughters “He’s just being mean because he likes you.” are the same ones who will say “But why didn’t she just leave if he was being abusive?” 36 more words