Edited to Add: Relevant to our interests, here is the great Mikki Kendall, who recently co-launched a blog at Hood Feminism, writing at The Toast about the problem of abusers & enablers in progressive spaces. /Edit There is a lot of violence and rape culture stuff discussed at these links, so if that's not stuff you can … Continue reading Predator Prevention – Links
Oh Captain, my Captain I broke contact with my family and moved across country from them ten years ago. It was a decision made by several years of mixed bag abuse. My dad is a creepy stalker who still haven't given up and the police have been involved more than once. I have no hope … Continue reading #491: A dream job is taking me back to the city I left 10 years ago to escape my abusive family. How can I keep myself safe?
I guess we're just going to keep going with yesterday's theme. Behind the jump because it's depressing as fuck. Hi, Captain A! I have a guy friend. We get along really well, and can talk for hours about our common interests. While we seldom make specific plans to hang, it's great to chat at group … Continue reading #324: “My friend, the rapist.”
Dear Captain Awkward, Hello! I hope all is well with you and things. I have a long rambling question that is either summed up as "money: how do I get it" or "life: how do I fix it," so, yeah. Relevant life history: Recovering alcoholic dry drunk unintentionally emotionally abusive father, unintentionally emotionally abuse mother, … Continue reading Question 161: “Please fix my life?”