This.Is.Not.Okay.

While surfing Huffington Post today, I came across this report and was stunned, because is said that: “Heather Hlavka, a sociologist at Marquette University, analyzed interviews with 100 girls between ages three and 17 who may have experienced sexual assault. Overwhelmingly, their accounts indicated that sexual violence had been normalized in their communities. They considered harassment […]

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The Truth About Sex

Sex can be awesome or awful, sensual or scary, wonderful or wretched; it can be frustrating or satisfying, intimate or impersonal, boring or magical.  Sex can be life-changing or life-draining; sex can be gentle, or, sadly, sex can be forceful.  No other human interaction is as loaded an experience as sex.  Even the word itself […]

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Dear High School Me

Dear High School Me, The person you are now is largely the person that you are still going to be more than 25 years later, only you’ll add some cool things to your life resume, such as college graduate, businesswoman, spouse, and mother. Your love for school politics will come in very handy someday (think […]

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The Truth About Mean Girls

It was right after lunch one high school afternoon when I was a senior. I was a popular girl on campus – captain of the basketball team, Homecoming Queen contestant, honor student – yet I was the target of mean girls. To be specific, mean cheerleaders. They were younger, a new “clique” that had entered […]

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