It Goes Both Ways

It Goes Both Ways a poem by Haley Monday She said stop. She said no. Just because you want this doesn’t mean she does, so go. Please yourself if you have to but don’t touch her. A woman with her own mind doesn’t have the time to think about you and your “needs”. So please, bark up another tree. He said stop. He said no. just because you want this doesn’t mean he does so go. Please yourself if you have to but don’t touch him. A man with his own mind doesn’t have the time to think about you…

False alarm! It’s just an empty apology.

  False alarm! It’s just an empty apology. Written by Abby Pace Creative Writing You don’t seem to remember or know all the pain you have caused me. You apologize and apologize but you don’t even know what for; just know that you’ve done something wrong. But your apologies are empty, formed because you know it’s the “right thing” to do. The first one was the long awaited words that I’ve been needing to hear. It had been 9 months of me crying from the anxiety of feeling violated and forced all over again. It had been 9 months of…

Why I Don’t Care About Al Franken’s Apology

Why I Don’t Care About Al Franken’s Apology (And the Democrats Shouldn’t Either) Written by Annemarie Cuccia Op-Ed Here are some disclaimers: I am a Democrat. I am a woman. I have friends who have been the victims of sexual assault. And I don’t care what Al Franken says to try make up for his assault. Let me rephrase that. I do care. In a human, hopeful for the future way, I care. I want him to have learned, to have become a better person. I’m glad he’s not denying it, or calling the women liars, or following any of…