Authenticity

Words have always been my defense mechanism. If I could write it in a story or a poem or a journal entry, maybe it wouldn’t hurt so much. If I could write it, it would just be words on a page and I could find distance. But that sort of writing is not good. Being…

Cats Teaching You About Consent

Cats are, above all, autonomous creatures. They insist that you interact with them on their own terms. Whether needy or standoffish, every cat demands that its agenda be catered to. So I propose we use cats to teach people about bodily autonomy and consent. After all, who better than a creature which says “stop touching…