Here is a list of excuses that do not mean consent.
It is not easy to find healing in spaces that do not even consider you to be wounded in the first place.
Her body was aching from the fatigue of being gushed out of its hideout slumber. It was taking all the will in the world to get up and even then she didn’t feel fully awake. She felt stuck, lost and forgotten. Using the eggshell coloured walls as an anchor, she worked her way down the…
Gender roles, a bouquet of triggers, pretentious behaviour, and discomfort- that is Christmas.
What if curiosity in women was applauded rather than punished?
There is a systemic creation of norms where women’s sense of worth and beauty is dependent on other people.
She slowly crouched while pressing her back against the wall. Her legs were no longer able to support her weight, but instead, they trembled. She rubbed her hands down her hips, trying to wipe off the dripping sweat and simultaneously offering more balance as she felt lightheaded. Her tears felt acidic as they burned through…
Through education, we have subconsciously built upon the ‘battle of the sexes’ developing it to a real gendered rivalry