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It’s SSAM Day of Action at PPAZ, Too.

I wrote a guide about how to help if or when it happens to a friend.

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Revenge

Note for rape, rape culture, and victim blaming. Additionally, my reactions will contain spoilers of the episode. So. I have been sort of curious about the Alfred Hitchcock Presents series of late. I happened upon them while searching for something

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Too Many

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This post discusses sexual assault, domestic abuse, rape culture, and victim blaming. I’ve been putting off writing my own piece for this, both because it’s painful and difficult to think about and because I’ve been having trouble finding something to

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Blog Carnival

I’m helping organize one, this time at VaginaPagina (not necessarily the work-safiest, but not explicit). [Click image to head to VP for more details.]

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Health Blog Thing: Quotation Inspriation

Quotation Inspiration. Find a quote that inspires you (either positively or negatively) and free write about it for 15 minutes. I’m about to cheat here since I’m going to quote myself (but something I said… six years ago now? about…

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Rape & Superpowers

Note: This post talks about rape and victim blaming. Usually, I let these things go, but this is the second time in about a week I’ve read about a terrible Dear Prudence column on rape. It’s tough for me to

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Late Christmas Present: Answers to Your Search Queries

Original idea for this type of post from Clarissa. Individual search terms courtesy of Internet at Large. yoga sarcasm — Found my blog, did you? I’m also a fan of Recovering Yogi for the same reason. the tough words will

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Dear PA Liquor Control Board: Fixed That

Trigger warning for sexual assault and victim blaming. Before anyone wants to misinterpret, quick clarification: It is awesome to do a public service campaign around the dangers of binge drinking; it is inexcusable to base any part of that campaign

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Poetry Break: This Deserves a Signal Boost

[TW rape culture] “Snow White and Sleeping Beauty Address Their Creator” It’s one of those days when I can’t let myself have more to say about it. But I’m glad I watched it. Not surface-glad, because it is not a

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Thoughts on a Chakra: Svadhisthana

(Lucille Clifton reading her poem “homage to my hips.” Found via YouTube. Text available here at Poem Hunter.) These hips are full of scar tissue. They need movement to keep from seizing up. They don’t tolerate being told to stay

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Rape Is Not Your Metaphor for Popcorn

[This post contains rape jokes and discussion of rape culture.] What I should have said was, “Excuse me?” What I should have asked was, “The fuck is your problem?” What I should have pointed out was that when one is

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Non-Censorship and Skeevy Novels

A quick and disjointed post for advice and of confusion. You can tell I’m sorting things out in my head because I resort to numbered lists. I am in possession of a book that I believe would be harmful to

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Blog Carnival: My Planned Parenthood is a Mental Health Hookup

This post contains discussion of sexual assault and PTSD. My period is late. My period is over three months late, and I am freaking out, despite the fact that two 2-packs (one analog, one digital) of pee sticks have read

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The Wrong Way to Be Assaulted

Trigger warning for talk of rape. I wanted to let this go, but given the time of year, I think I can’t. I read this earlier today and have engaged in some feminist, progressive spaces about the topic. Suffice it

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