Engaging Men: It’s Up to You

“We have a big problem, and we need your help … It’s called sexual assault and it has to stop.” “If she doesn’t consent, or if she can’t consent, it’s rape, it’s assault.” These statements are from the most recent PSA from the Obama Administration’s campaign, 1 is 2 Many, addressing violence against women. It will only take 60 […]

Plan to be Raped: The Michigan Abortion Law

There are times when words feel fruitless; writing them down feels like screaming at the top of my lungs to an empty room. Sometimes, we have to do it anyway. This is one of those times. About a week ago, I read a story which reported that the Michigan legislature was considering passage of a […]

Where we Are and What We Need

Dedicated readers, happy International Women’s Day!! In the wake of One Billion Rising and President Obama signing into law the Violence Against Women Act, there is much to celebrate this year. (For a short history on International Women’s Day, click here.) This morning, I followed my normal routine: I woke up, made coffee, and curled […]