Do you have mixed feelings about the #metoo hashtag? Feeling flooded? Yah, me too. "I'm Tired of Performing Trauma" on The Nib includes five stories responding to #metoo, truly the most thoughtful commentary I've read in the past year. This one by Shing Yin Kohr is stunning.
Consent analogies, deconstructed
What's your favorite analogy for consent? Borrowing $5? Drinking tea? Lending someone your car? All of these analogies have become popular online. In "There Has To Be A Better Way To End Rape Culture" Anna Hundert discusses how these descriptions both succeed and fail to capture the problems at the heart of rape culture. These exchange-based analogies for consent,... Continue Reading →