Tag Archives: Sexual Violence

When Violence is Excused or Ignored, it is Inherently Accepted and Condoned

Originally posted on The Maverick Journal on June 9, 2016 Words and actions matter, and when violence is used as a threat or is unfolding right there in front of you then it is the responsibility of people everywhere to not only call it out and denounce it but to take action when they can. […]

Removing the Burden of Cost from Sexual Assault Survivors

When it comes to a woman’s body it seems the entire world is out to make a profit off of it. Women are told what clothes to buy, face creams to use, and what to inject into or remove from their body to achieve the perfect ideal figure. When it comes to more intimate aspects […]

Why do we laugh, even when it’s not funny?

Last night I went to the opening of the The Metromaniacs at the Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park. It was amazing. A perfect combination of mischief, mistaken identities, misplaced infatuation, and true love triumphs in early Enlightenment Paris; The Metromaniacs is a non-stop verbal rhyming treat for the ears. Set against the backdrop of […]

Sexual Violence as Weapon of War: The ISIS Brand

Uncharted territory, gender fluidity, new positions and places or perhaps a well-rehearsed routine that still manages to bring each partner to the brink of orgasm. Sex can be all things wonderful and transformative. It can be intimate, a sacred bond between two people or a BDSM contract for the more adventurous at heart. It can be an everyday […]

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