#ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

*Spoiler Alert* (also, get with the program and watch this show in real-time like the rest of us, lol.) The episode began and ended with cunnilingus. *nods in approval* (How many times can you say THAT about a show?) After receiving some blow back over the infamous blow job of last season (see here), Insecure … Continue reading #ToxicMasculinity and Continued Consent on Ep. 3 “Backwards-Like” @InsecureHBO #InsecureHBO #MeToo #TimesUp

On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty

What was that? I asked myself that question after each interaction with my former manager. Was it sexual harassment or was it merely inappropriate workplace flirting? I thought it was sexual harassment in the sense that if I was a male employee, he would have undoubtedly treated me differently.  He wouldn’t have commented on my … Continue reading On Aziz Ansari, Assault, Affirmative Consent and Uncertainty

26 Of The Most Important Articles By People Of Color In 2016

Required reading.  There are some gems here: “As a black woman raising brilliant, handsome, talented young black men, I am cognizant of my responsibility to them and their future. My husband and I stress the importance of their having to walk an even straighter line than their white counterparts. A lesson that is heartbreaking and … Continue reading 26 Of The Most Important Articles By People Of Color In 2016