Why the #MeToo Statuses Made Me Queasy

TW: sexual assault, harassment, transmisogyny, internalized misogyny

Advertisements

Boobs: A Monologue

I grew up terrified. I covered myself as much as I possibly could, the way I was supposed to, just to avoid the slightest possibility of someone leering at me. To avoid the stares and whispers, the gasps when people realized my true age.

Don’t Put Boobies in a Corner

In high school, for whatever reason, my friends were especially huggy. Some might have even called us handsy. I always assumed this was because we were very close and, well, in our school’s Gay Straight Alliance – all our frank discussions about sexual orientation and equality made us feel safe around each other. However, I…