Coming of age in a rape culture

I am departing from my usual posting style to dive into the fray of all women.I will give three examples from my own life to demonstrate what girls and women deal with.1. I spend most of my 8th grade English class being harassed by a boy who, thanks to the luck of the alphabet, sat next to me in the back of the room. Pretty much every day, he would show me his penis, try to get me to touch it, rub his foot on my butt, tell me the state of his erection, and tell me he was going to follow me and rape me. All year....more
thank you so much for sharing your story and breaking the silence.  this reality sickens me and ...more


I’ve been thinking about how all of this, turmoil, may be interconnected and, wondering what Mother Earth, or Nature or God might have to say about it: If we are to survive, we must eradicate Persecution. Persecution.  Defined as the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group by another group, according to our highly trustworthy, online global encyclopedia. It is the new old plague.  And it’s the deadliest of them all. ...more