#Me Too

Anyone who knows me knows that I hate being touched. It’s been a constant in my life for the last ten or so years. It took(and still takes) a while for most people to take me seriously. 330 more words

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Me, too.

I see him in faces across the street
Left with his traces all over me
He gave me secrets I’m forced to keep

I’ve been walking downtown and I… 139 more words

Me, too.

Warning: the following blog post contains discussion of sexual assault and date rape. Please proceed with caution and utilize sources in the case of a crisis such as the National Sexual Assault Hotline (1-800-656-4673).  864 more words

Mental Health

#MeToo

I’ve struggled deeply with sharing this, knowing it might have a great affect on the people I love most. But I’ve finally decided that I’m doing myself and the world a disservice if I keep quiet. 801 more words

Life Experiences

Dear Betsy

CONTENT WARNING: The following post discusses the recent rollbacks in Title IX provisions by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

Dear Betsy,

I tried to be optimistic. 628 more words

the backstory

The guy that raped me was my first (ex) boyfriend. We dated back in seventh/eighth grade, up until about eleventh grade. It wasn’t continuous, it was on and off again, mostly my fault. 1,486 more words

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