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How do I deal with this?

TweetI have a friend. She is amazing. I love her. I don’t know how to say it but I should probably come straight to the point. One of my closest friends was raped when she was 12. She never told about this to anyone as she was too terrified, she thought that if anyone had [...]
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Thoughts on Consent

TweetConsent (as a Concept) is Necessary The argument that consent is a necessary social human construct is brilliant because it is solid.  The argument is solid because it gives every human their humanity.  It gives every human agency.  It empowers every human.  If the boundary of consent is overstepped it inevitably leads to dehumanization, victimization, [...]
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It Shouldn’t Have to be This Way

TweetTRIGGER WARNING: This content deals with an account of sexual assault and may be triggering to some people. I have been quiet about this for far too long. At school, at home, out with friends, and even from my own family members, the issue of rape is treated lighter than I wish. A few times [...]
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Seen, Then Heard

TweetDamn, I look good. Crop top hugging my waist. Suede skirt dangling from my hips. Black leather boots with a three-inch heel; the perfect height. Topped off with a dab of black eye shadow for that smokey eye. Audrey Vardanega is ready. Leather jackets, short dresses, leggings, high heels, rompers, large handbags, dangly earrings, knee-high [...]
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Til death do we part: Data’s problem with gender

TweetThe recent whirlwind of support of open data has many, including the European Commission, governments and analysts applauding a new era of ‘Data as Culture,’ where individual and collective data shadows track, stalk and cloak us throughout our lives. From the time we are born, we receive countless involuntary yet socially-necessary data assignments — from [...]
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