Category - Aeriel


Life Without Title IX

On September 19, 2010 – almost 7 years ago to the day of Betsy DeVos’ decision to change key Title IX directives – I was raped by an acquaintance in my dorm room at Lindenwood University. Torn by guilt and shame, and knowing what could potentially lie ahead of me, I waited a week to …


“It’s Not ‘Forced Heroism'”

*This was originally posted on my blog, but is being re-posted here because of the subject matter. ~Aeriel, Creator and Executive Director* Over the last three days I’ve been contemplating an article titled “The Forced Heroism of the ‘Survivor’”. One part of me is seething. The other, whether it was my days as a reporter …