Despite its major contributions to technology, due credit is rarely given to the sex work ‘industry’ as a whole or to sex workers themselves, given the moral compunctions associated with sex work (or simply sex, in general).
When sexting takes place between correlatives, meaning as long as both partners are adults or both are underage, it is just another way of enjoying sexuality and exploring our bodies. There remains the sticky question of safety.
It was a startling visual—the sun scorching down on barren land with a lone mahua tree and three gigantic cranes gleaming black and yellow, hanging mid-function in the air. This was the sacred grove or devsthal of Nachosai village, or whatever was left of it, really.
Read what is being written and said about Smashboard. "The platform aims to go beyond the hashtag movements to connect survivors of violence on digital streets, creating a safe space for them to share their stories, give and seek support."
The first boy I became “best friends” with showed me the still-raw welts on his back while we sat on my grandfather’s balcony.... We were too young to fully intuit the purport of triggers flung each other’s way when we discussed our violations at the hands of adults.
I could never really process the truth that my own mother had blamed me for being sexually abused when I was a child. I had hoped, naïvely, that my revelation would lead to my parents feeling hurt on my behalf, comforting me, and backing me in a fight for justice.
The practice of asking for chosen names and pronouns while meeting people for the first time is increasingly becoming common. However, there are a few other organisational policies that can make your workplace more trans affirmative.
We are going to be talking about trauma and triggers, about c-PTSD and about how to support loved ones who live with the condition or the kind of support we can expect from our own entourage when we are living with c-PTSD.