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The night I escaped

Trigger Warning: – details of abuse/ attempted rape etc

I wanted to post this. This is the reason I’m here. This is the reason I was able to tell. 683 more words

Domestic Violence

My Feminism: Part 2, Approaches to Violence

Many feminists are under have the idea that men don’t need to be afraid to walk alone at night. And indeed, men are less afraid, despite the fact that they are 40% … 1,150 more words

You did this to me...

This is everything he did to me:

- You were weird and didn’t give me your phone number. Should have been happy about that.

- When we finally went out, you acted like such a gentleman. 1,179 more words

Domestic Violence

The Good Men Project: Abuse a man has suffered does not have to define him

The Good Men Project: Aug. 11, 2014 – Abuse Was Something Done To You. It Doesn’t Define You. -.

Current Affairs

jaykoi reblogged this on Tenebrae et Lux and commented:

Wise and hopeful words on a day when the few words I can muster were shared with Her on the phone.

Boot Camps for Talking about Abortion

“Rape,” the instructors say, “is a four-letter word. Purge it from your lexicon.” And as to anything else abortion-related, “Keep it brief.”

Such is the strategy reportedly being taught Republican candidates in “Boot Camps” on how to talk about abortion. 415 more words


Edinburgh Fringe: Networking with the media + a comic is threatened with rape

Yesterday afternoon at the increasingly prestigious Grouchy Club, I said:

“Performers at the Edinburgh Fringe get worried about the number of bums on seats and I don’t think performers should come to the Fringe thinking about audiences; they should come thinking about the media. 841 more words


The day I told my parents

I kept quiet for 13 months. He told me not to tell, so I didn’t.  I’d tell people he needed help.  My mom didn’t understand why he needed help.  427 more words

Domestic Violence