Rapists Explain Themselves on Reddit, and We Should Listen

This makes my stomach curl. I will not go to Reddit itself. But this is important. And in the book Unloved and Untamed you get to explicitly see why a rapist does what he does. It’s a discussion that echoes throughout the #cuilverse in many ways. It’s something that’s missing from so much “rape porn” […]

5 Things I Learned Committing A Campus Sexual Assault | Cracked.com

I’m glad they’re writing about this. We need better solutions and not empty rhetoric or punishment. Even as a survivor of more instances than I can remember I can understand this is so much more conplex and that the solution needs to dig deeper. It’s easy to be reactionary. But we won’t put a stop […]

5 Bizarre Realities of Being a Man Who Was Raped by a Woman | Cracked.com

I’m very glad Cracked finally did an article on this topic. It reminded me that Mark Blue is one of these men. In the series about his childhood (one of the series I’m publishing this year), we learn about the many abuses he suffered while living with his crazy-ass family. We also learn about how […]

Fighting Back

Trigger Warning: talk of rape, assault, and abuse below. If you’d rather read my happier stuff, wait a couple days and I’ll be back to posting about my characters and books. I simply needed to get this off my chest due to a wonderful, revealing, and barely traumatizing conversation I had with my current partner […]

Integrated Living Part Four: The Human Napkin

One of the saddest realizations I ever had was learning how much I had let myself be worn down by others. I was the invisible child. Literally, no one ever knew where I was or what I was up to. The only time people acknowledged me was to note how intelligent I was or to […]