Tag: online dating

On Rape Culture (trigger warning: rape, unwanted physical contact)

Looking back, I realize that it’s a miracle that I didn’t get raped when I was in high school or college. The news that Brock Turner, convicted rapist (whose name I can barely stomach typing but whose name needs to be out there so the RIGHT person can be shamed), has gotten away with a 6 month sentence for assaulting and raping an unconscious … Read More On Rape Culture (trigger warning: rape, unwanted physical contact)

Ignore My Image, and Instead, Hear My Words

Every 6-8 months, in yet another effort to connect with someone when leaving it up to chance leads to encounters that are few and far between, I make a new profile with some online dating service. I became so enraged over a year ago with two dating services that I demanded to have my profiles not simply deactivated but destroyed. Believe me, you have to go … Read More Ignore My Image, and Instead, Hear My Words