#MeToo Victims Weren’t Only Adults: My Apology To 7 Year Old Me

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With the victims of sexual abuse and harassment coming forward against Harvey Weinstein, social media has been set ablaze with the hashtag #MeToo. This hashtag brought out confessions from victims all over Twitter and Facebook. Even my own. For the first time, I shared my story yesterday. And I cried.  The tears weren’t for having […]

Why Is Saying “Pussy” Still Taboo But Rape Isn’t?

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Is using the word “pussy” still taboo? I’m talking about using it in its proper, trashy context. Of course. Definitely not the violating, rapey way “The Donald” used it. Pussy, in all of its vanglorious salaciousness, has never been a word of class. It’s offensive to many. I think it’s more repugnant to women than […]

Nate Parker: Birth Of An Unapologetic Rapist

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“Birth Of A Nation”‘s release should be a joyous occasion for us. In fact, we should be celebrating the fact that its producer, director, and co-writers are black. Nate Parker and Jean Celestin are telling Nat Turner’s story. His very important story. Unfortunately, I won’t see that story. I was already on the fence when […]