It’s Contagious

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote and then read a short piece about Creepy Neighbor Mr. Mason at my mindful writing class. (Mr. Mason was a family “friend” who thought it was appropriate to kiss and touch me when I was 12 or 13 years old and he was at least 45.) As I…

Purple Shirt

The whole Trump tape scandal and the political debate on Sunday really got to me this past weekend. I know it is because I have had so many experiences with men like that, men who thought they were entitled to touch or use my body without my consent. It’s been so prevalent in my life. And…