abuse

Stop Saying ‘Ghosting’ Is Abuse

Midway through this year, like many others before her, Twitter user @FUTANARIA ventured a take on ghosting. “Ghosting is abusive and can be potentially traumatic!”…

It’s Time to Talk About Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse can take a catastrophic toll on a relationship and the health of anyone, of any gender, subjected to it. But it can also…

Chris Hardwick and Why Geek Culture Can’t Shake Its Misogyny

First of all, read this. Be forewarned: It’s a harrowing account of emotional and sexual abuse. The author, Chloe Dykstra, an actress and cosplayer, describes…

Brendan Fraser’s #MeToo Story Is Why More Male Victims Don’t Speak Out

Sex education leaves memories that last. Everybody has a story on the eclectic curriculum they were offered, the epiphanies they had. I can’t recall my…