press

Meet the feminist playwright who’s castrating rapists Off-Broadway

Hey lovelings, I've got wonderful news! My upcoming play, GYNX, is starting to get some press. Please check out my interview with Feminist Current, in which I talk about the challenges of being a female playwright, the state of modern feminism, and the necessity of rape-revenge stories like GYNX: GYNX is a story about women… Continue reading Meet the feminist playwright who’s castrating rapists Off-Broadway

poetry

now howl

dedicated to these brave womyn. keep on couraging. i used to be loud. i used to speak my mind, easy and quick like a faucet running used to talk so certain of myself, i chattered like the leaves of a tree whose roots go too deep to see, a tree certain of its own belonging i… Continue reading now howl

Nonfiction, Political Writing

Rape and Sex: Two Sides of the Same Coin

"While we know rape is not-sex to the victim, rape is sex to the rapist. That arousal that rapists experience when raping? Yeah, that’s sexual arousal. You know, lust. Not just some out-of-context, sadistic power-trip with no sexual undertones whatsoever. And rapists orgasm from raping someone, the same way they orgasm from fucking someone. Let’s look… Continue reading Rape and Sex: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Nonfiction, Political Writing

Can we please stop talking about rape like it’s an accident?

The implication of the consent culture movement seems to be that if rapists were simply informed that “yes means yes” and “no means no,” they would suddenly realize the horrors of their rapey-ness and not-rape anymore. While this campaign to state the obvious may stop like, .002% of rapes (and I’m being generous here)... I’d wager a fortune that most rapists already know what “no” means. But apparently we need to be reminded that sexual predators are, um, predators.

Political Writing

Disability is not our only identity: An interview with Becky Olaniyi

"Sexism and ableism are consistently in conflict, as ableism portrays people with disabilities as asexual beings who are childlike and totally undesirable, whilst sexism relies on the consistent hypersexualisation of women. These two schools of thought that contribute to the oppression of disabled women are at odds with one another, but their shared characteristic is that they both demean those who are perceived as less capable."