Sticks and Stones: Gayle Potter

-- Trigger Warning -- The other day, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five … Continue reading Sticks and Stones: Gayle Potter

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Sticks & Stones: How Do I Know If My Friend Is In An Abusive Relationship?

-- Trigger Warning -- The other day, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five … Continue reading Sticks & Stones: How Do I Know If My Friend Is In An Abusive Relationship?

#WhyIDidn’tReport: My Friend’s Rape Story Changed

-- Trigger and Content Warning -- Like with the "Friendship Breakup" series, over the next few weeks, I'll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you'd like to … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: My Friend’s Rape Story Changed

#Why I Didn’t Report: Shouldn’t Dr Ford Be Able To Remember Everything?

-- Trigger and Content Warning -- Like with the "Friendship Breakup" series, over the next few weeks, I'll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you'd like to … Continue reading #Why I Didn’t Report: Shouldn’t Dr Ford Be Able To Remember Everything?

How To Stay Safe: A Fool-Proof Guide To Avoid Being Raped and Murdered

Yesterday, I read a news article about how an Australian man prevented a young woman from being attacked as she was walking home from the train station in the very early hours of the morning.  Which makes that man amazing, by the way, and should be a lesson for everyone: Don’t turn a blind eye. You literally can make … Continue reading How To Stay Safe: A Fool-Proof Guide To Avoid Being Raped and Murdered