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THE tALK blog

Articles, op-eds, letters to editors, poems, visual art and more created by teens to encourage the discussion of topics about and relating to sexual violence, consent, gender stereotypes, and rape culture. Submissions accepted on a rolling basis at CTT@ncjwla.org.

November 20, 2018

“Go back to the kitchen and

Make me a sandwich”

“Was f***ing a girl and she thought my name was help”

“She’s hot I wanna rape her”

From the mouths of babes come what is so

twisted and

wrong and

dangerous

about how humans see other humans

Words are words, boys will be boys

Yes these words are wo...

October 22, 2018

To My Body 

To my body:

Thank you

            for the support

            the protection

not so much for the feelings

            for the hair

not so much for the monthly bleeding

            for the beauty...

April 2, 2018

 We are living in the wake of a nationwide call-to-arms. Powerful women, armed with an extensive lineage of formidable voices, have finally claimed the stage to expose the vicious reality of sexual harassment. I feel privileged to witness a movement dedicated to the protection of wome...

November 28, 2017

On campus here at San Francisco State University, sexual harassment happens every day, and it happens without consequence. This harassment almost always manifests itself in the form of unwanted sexually explicit comments. However, I’ve also witnessed a lot of uninvited touching and se...