The Atlantic picked up on a very interesting conversation going on in a small corner of the internet a few weeks back. The conversation was sparked as a debate amongst university students around sexual harassment—always a controversial topic that inspires heated debates—and finally, was tempered by the perspective offered up by a professor. 701 more words
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I want to quickly say something about this BS of victim-blaming at the ripe old age of 6 years old, and before these particular girls have presumably even become victims of anything. 498 more words
To a passing stranger we might have looked like any young couple stumbling out of the club and into the “throes of passion” down an alley. 2,016 more words
I have spots.
They’ve been a part of my facial landscape since my teens. When aged about 13, a particularly spiteful Home Ec teacher (who I can only think took against me because of my incompetence around a Victoria Sponge) suggested to the class that spots like mine were the product of poor hygiene and could easily be prevented by washing. 1,206 more words