I’m not complaining about being sober. The benefits of sobriety alone completely outweigh the losing prize waiting for me at the end of the bottle but fuck if I can’t sleep, I’m a miserable bastard. Sleeping sober is a trying and enduring problem of mine, and these troubled roots go way back before I started […]Read More Killing Myself to Sleep
We’re living in a world in which the President-elect can brag in the most vulgar terms about groping women, and dismiss it as “locker-room talk.” One in five women in the U.S. has been the victim of attempted or completed rape in her lifetime. Nearly one in two women have experienced sexual violence other than […]Read More Is Whole Foods CEO’s Loyalty to Alleged Sex Abuser a Disloyalty to $WFM Investors?
Dear Secretary Perez, More than 27 million women shared their experiences of sexual assault, tweeting in the wake of Donald Trump’s “locker room talk.” The #NotOkay movement, initiated by social media maven Kelly Oxford, has crystallized around women’s stories of sexual violence. Secretary Perez, you are a scheduled keynote speaker at the Conscious Capitalism CEO […]Read More An Open Letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez: Changing the Culture of Sexual Violence
Vice President Joe Biden, champion of the It’s On Us campaign, said last week about those who commit sexual assault, “We’ve got to shame these people. We’ve got to make them the pariah.” I previously wrote about Whole Foods co-CEO John Mackey’s relationship with accused sexual abuser Marc Gafni. A former rabbi, Gafni has been […]Read More Conscious Capitalism: This is Rape Culture
He used to bring me into the bedroom to talk. He knew I liked to talk and that my mother and grandmother were terrible listeners and so he knew all I wanted was an ear. And so he’d let me talk and even better let me ask questions. What’s that for?mmm Why do you have […]Read More Pillow Talk
The man in line behind us at the grocery store told my 11-year-old daughter that she had beautiful blue eyes like her mother. It was probably a very innocent compliment. But my heart started racing. All I wanted was to pay for our groceries and get my daughter away from him. Mom, what’s wrong? Why […]Read More The Longest Conversation