2018 – A Year In-Between

New Year’s Eve is a bittersweet holiday for me. Like most people, I am reminded that this holiday symbolizes the chance for a fresh start and a new beginning. But for me, it’s also a reminder of the past - of the day my relationship began with my abuser. And somehow, today marks three years … Continue reading 2018 – A Year In-Between

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As I hope most of you have heard by now, the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, has released her amendments to Title IX, the law that protects students from sex discrimination. Like all survivors and activists, I knew these proposed regulations would be bad. But unfortunately, they’re even more appalling and horrifying than I could have … Continue reading

I Said Enough

As you may recall, I've been awaiting an incredibly important, incredibly terrifying day - the day of my Title IX hearing against my abuser. And despite my doubts and frustrations with this whole process, this day finally happened. The hearing was probably one of the hardest, most surreal experiences I’ve ever had in my entire … Continue reading I Said Enough

A picture is worth a thousand words

I have a confession to make: I’ve been keeping a secret. And while it’s unlike me to keep something hidden from you, after all the philosophy of my blog is about speaking up, this time it felt different. Because what I am about to tell you is huge. Shortly before I finished my graduate work … Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words