Tagged with rape

what were telling them

what were telling them

Oh, hi. I’m glad you’re here. Can we chat? It’s about something that might get a little uncomfortable, but we can handle that, right? It’s kind of important. The other day, I posted a photo of Katie on her way to a Halloween party. She loved her costume (the love child of Wonder Woman and … Continue reading

bill cosby – in his own words

bill cosby – in his own words

A NOTE TO MY PARENTS: PLEASE, PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS POST. IT’S ABOUT RAPE AND GETS INTO DETAILS OF MY OWN STORY THAT YOU DO NOT WANT TO HEAR.  {Image is a photo of a march in Philadelphia to end rape culture. The young woman in the foreground is carrying a sign which reads, … Continue reading

it’s time. again.

it’s time. again.

** A personal note to my dad – just in case you didn’t get my message, please don’t read what follows. – Jessie {Image is a screenshot of Joan Tarshis on CNN. The banner along the bottom of the screen reads, “Exclusive: Bill Cosby Rape Allegations – Joan Tarshis, “Of course I told no one.”} … Continue reading

nothing about us without us

. Ed note: Yesterday, I sent the following letter to Autism Speaks Co-Founder Suzanne Wright, President Liz Feld and three others. I added the links this morning for your reference.  ~ Dear Suzanne, Liz, et al, I hope this finds you all well. I was thrilled to read yesterday that the House Oversight and Government … Continue reading

me too

~ Because it is a sense of community that makes the good times sweeter for the sharing and the hard times more bearable for knowing that we’re not alone. ~ Diary’s About Page The background: I Promise It’s Time: The Story of my Rape — 23 Years Later * I sent the rough draft of … Continue reading

i promise

~ Yesterday I said the following. I have a post brewing, my friends. A big one. A really sort of terrifying one. One that – as desperately as I want to write it THISVERYSECOND – demands, and deserves, far more than the eight minutes that I have right now to write it. So it will have … Continue reading