"Me Too": Male Sexual Assault and Why We Shouldn't Exclude It

The “Me Too” Movement was originally founded in 2007 by Tarana Burke as a way for women, particularly women of color, to express solidarity, empathy, and a sense of community to sexual assault victims. The motto of the campaign is “Empowerment Through Empathy.” A decade later, these same two words became a hashtag and went […]

The Crime of Attention

It doesn’t take long scrolling through a social media feed to see someone brand someone else an “attention whore,” tell them they’re “fishing for compliments” or something similar. Growing up, I remember how sharply the point was made that seeking attention is wrong, annoying, and a character flaw. Anyone who so much as wore a […]

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