Tag: trigger warning

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)

Of Trigger Warnings and Why We Need Them

I’ve come to the end of the worst work week I’ve had in many, many years and had a day or so to reflect on what transpired and how it affected me and what I’ve learned. As happens so frequently, I have found salvation in something I have read. If my confusion and angst and fear and distress were all locked in a room deep … Read More Of Trigger Warnings and Why We Need Them