~Taken by the Wind~

(A Journey of a Leap of Faith)

Where to Find a Modern Day Slave Market

A woman I know was driving her two children home from school when she suddenly began receiving back to back phone calls and text messages asking when she was available to meet up. In 30 minutes, she received as many calls (and many more texts and voicemails). Completely unnerved, she answered one of the calls and demanded to know what was going on. Men were on the other line.

November 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Response to Your ‘Compliment’ (Hint, It’s Not Thank You).

“While some men may use the excuse of “oh it was a compliment”, deep down they know as well as we do (we being the women who receive it) that there is something more than just a friendly compliment happening when most of these guys say something to you.”

October 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

So Many Things to Blame Rape on Other than Rapists

So it’s my outfit, my state of sobriety, the time of night I decided to walk home and my lack of nail polishes fault too?

I never knew there were so many things to blame rape on other than a rapist.

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dear NY Post, This is MY Catcall

At least 2 times a week, very frequently more, I am stopped, hit on, whistled at, cat called, and made to feel like I was put on this earth for men’s eye candy. A piece of meat. Trash. A sex object. Someone who could easily be taken advantage of. A mouse you can easily chase and attack. For a mere 5 seconds, a man can say something derogatory to me and then continue with his day; meanwhile, it stays with me for my life,

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Guys, Can We Please, For Two Weeks …

I blew my stack on Facebook this morning, after reading one of the many threads where women are trying to have a conversation around the Isla Vista shooting and the…

May 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Comedic Deaf Tones.

That is so funny- your house got broken into! Ha- you have to replace everything. It’s hilarious you feel violated and don’t want to sleep in that house alone. It’s … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · 10 Comments