Category Archives: Abuse

Reasons Why

You’ve probably heard the news, heard the pundits and talking heads and everyone with an opinion talking about the Kavanaugh nomination and the accusations against him. You might have heard “due process” or “boys being boys” or some other variation … Continue reading

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Open Minds and Closed Doors

(First off, a head’s up: we’re going to be dealing with abuse, physical, emotional and sexual, in this post. If this bothers you, if you find it too difficult to read, then hop over to the Cats category and take … Continue reading

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And I’m Done With Humanity for the Week

I found this via the Friendly Atheist and I wish I hadn’t: the parents of a 16 year old girl poured hot oil on her because she didn’t want to get married. I wish to hell I could say that this was bullshit … Continue reading

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Suitable For Framing

This has been a trying week. The Parkland shooting survivors have received death threats and have been accused of being “crisis actors”. I got treated to a Georgia politician complaining about conservatives being kicked around for their “values”. I had to listen … Continue reading

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We Are Currently Experiencing Incoherent Rage: Please Stand By

I cannot believe that I am typing this. I am so not joking. But Dinesh D’Souza–yes, that Dinesh D’Souza—tried to be “cute” when it came to the survivors of the Parkland school shooting. And by “cute”, we mean a trolling pile … Continue reading

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Before Today

Today is the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. I could write an impassioned defense of reproductive rights, but I won’t. My words would be hollow. Instead, I will share with you an article that I came across on my Facebook feed: Forced … Continue reading

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Those First Lonely Steps

The last few days haven’t exactly been kind to me. My anxiety has seemingly decided to come back with a vengeance; my own thoughts are my absolute worst enemies now. I can’t listen to the national news without wanting to … Continue reading

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