stop calling people “crazy”

The word “crazy” gets thrown around a lot these days, and is used to describe a multitude of things from rollercoasters to fashion choices to, well, people. The word, according to Merriam-Webster, has synonyms that range from crooked and erratic and mentally unsound to obsessed and infatuated. In other words, it’s not the best term to use when you’re trying to be specific about your meaning. And while […]

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how patriarchy informs our response when women abuse men (and what we need to do)

The overarching problem with the response to situations in which women abuse men is that it is based in the same patriarchal values that negatively impact the response to situations in which men abuse women. 

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