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Heroism: With Sonia Ulrich

By now, their story has reached millions of people. You’ve probably read or heard about how 3 women (Sonia Ulrich, Monica Kenyon, and Marla Saltzer) worked together along with the staff of Fig restaurant to save another woman whose dinner date was trying to drug and (likely) assault her. 74 more words

See something, say something

You’ve probably seen the “See something, say something” signs on the bus or at the airport. It’s about preventing terrorism, of course, but the sad reality… 240 more words

Prevention

Why do they call them "Roofies"?


Hal (55, single, broker) was flattered by the young woman’s attention. They met  at a bar on Union Street.

She had to be twenty years younger. 356 more words

Page Larkin Date Guide

"He's one of my best friends..."


This Facebook post is real life. I do research on sexual assault and violence and have interviewed many victims. It happens way more than any one person knows. 88 more words

Life

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I was thinking today about how men and women experience the bar differently. (Stay with me here, this takes a little bit of a journey on the thought train.) I don’t think anyone would disagree that women and men experience the bar differently. 1,381 more words

Bar Stories

Nothing Says Christmas Like a Roofie

About this time last year I called out The Christmas Date Rape Song aka Baby It’s Cold Outside.

Yesterday my daughter was in a huff because a Detroit radio station is promo-ing husband/wife duo Johnnyswim’s upcoming Christmas concert with that song. 81 more words

Life

Cafeteria Menu: Macabre Macaroni

This one was partially inspired by news this summer about the plight of women in science related fields. It wasn’t the entire inspiration. Enjoy.

Film at Eleven… 695 more words

Micro Fiction