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Why This Feminist Ended Her Game of Thrones Boycott — And Was Surprised by Season Six

“After Game of Thrones aired its first episodes of season six, I began to receive whispers from my own network of sparrows telling me that it was like an entirely new monster had been born, but this time a feminist beast had emerged. Apparently, women were taking center stage and there was far less gratuitous female nudity and no sexual violence of any kind on camera.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, July 2017.

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Shame Withers in Sunlight: An Open Letter to the Stanford Rape Survivor

The powerful victim impact statement released by the Stanford rape survivor inspired me to write my own. My first piece for Wear Your Voice Magazine, published in June 2016.

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Rape is Not About Sex: A Notice to Damon Wayans and Everyone Who Still Doesn’t Get It

“Rape is NOT about looks, age, race, gender, nationality, or any other arbitrary cultural signifier that would make one person a more or less desirable victim than another.” My 15th HuffPost article, published in October 2015.

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His Watch Has Ended, And So Has Mine: An Open Letter to Game of Thrones

I cannot support a show that capitalizes on the gratuitous displays of female nudity, rape, torture, murder, and pedophilia disguised as entertainment. My 6th article for Huffington Post, published in June 2015.