Hey hey, readers. I read too. Here are some things I read this week that I found interesting. I hope you will, too.
What Would Make You Believe a Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse? (Andrea Grimes)- A heartbreaking piece on the absurd standards of proof levelled at survivors.
My Open Letter to White People or Why I Hate ‘White people’ (terarroni)- Make sure you read this, it’s important.
Yes I’m afraid of cis people. (ami-angelwings)- …also, this.
The shift of trans narratives on TV (Ryan Sallans)- Ryan documents a slow change in the tides, and is optimistic for better in future.
My Tone Isn’t The Problem. Abusive Mainstream Feminists Are. (Gradient Lair)- An excellent piece on that ongoing and vexing “toxicity” rhetoric.
6 harmful media myths about sex and Latinas (Erika L. Sanchez)- Busting through some tropes used against Latinas.
Not Guilty means nothing in a Rape Culture (Sam Ambreen)- Sam takes down a particular legal stick used to beat us.
EUSA passes motion to support sex workers (The Journal)- This is excellent news. Read all about it.
4 Ways to Push Back Against Your Privilege (Mia McKenzie)- Moving beyond privilege checking into concrete action.
In Defense of Twitter Feminism (Suey Park)- You know those pieces that inspire standing ovation? This is one of them.
And finally, your nightmares, illustrated.