Teenage Boys

What do we do as a society when we hear these girls walking down the street, screaming so loud to just be respected as a human being rather than a creature who is dressed to please the male gaze? Do we praise these women for being strong and combat the men who look at...

Tristyn Bailey Forever Remembered

When I was thirteen years old, my biggest problem was my mom making me style my hair for school. My life revolved around grades and excitement for my upcoming high school years. Never in my life could I imagine if the story ended there. A story gone wrong. An...

Human Value

Human value is decided by the world. Or at least that is what is believed. Really, our human value is decided by us. No one can put a number on us, though, they might try. It is important to know three major points when understanding the meaning of how much you...

No Such Thing As A Child Prostitute

A 16-year-old girl is in a room, by choice, being paid by another person in exchange of sexual favors.Another female, around the age of 13, is manipulated into prostitution by a boyfriend figure in her life.A young male was used by someone else in exchange for food,...

Why?

Why do females deserve to be afraid to walk down a street alone? Why do females have to be burdened with the stress of other’s actions? Why must females choose their clothes carefully, making sure that they aren’t “asking for it”? Why is it necessary for little girls...
Navigating Parenthood as a Survivor of Trauma

Navigating Parenthood as a Survivor of Trauma

Healing from trauma is a lifelong process that is not linear. Healing may come in different shapes and forms and affects the survivor and potentially those around them. Adding parenthood to this healing process may make it more difficult as parents are responsible for...
What is Tantra and How Can It Be Used for Sexual Healing?

What is Tantra and How Can It Be Used for Sexual Healing?

Tantra originated from India between 300 and 400 CE and reached high public practice during the 11th and 12th centuries. The practice of tantra encourages sensual connection through physical liberation. Tantra is commonly split into two types: white Tantra and red...

Not All Men

When girls are open about sexual assault experiences and the times, she was uncomfortable, it is eye opening. Many men have never felt this way and cannot fully grasp how it would feel. They do not know the fear of walking to your car after dark alone. They do not...

Seventeen

When you are seventeen, you want to be careless and wild. You want to be able to make mistakes and try new things without fear of the repercussions. You want to go out with your friends and make the final self-discoveries before you are thrown into adulthood. You want...

What is Love?

Remember when princesses and princes were the standard of love. Everything seemed so simple then. Kissing frogs, going on adventures, fancy clothes, and most importantly, every story ending in happily ever after. As we get older, things get complicated. Does he love...