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On July 29th, 2016 I delivered a keynote titled "Creating a Rape Culture Free Brotherhood" at the biennial convention of the Delta Chi International Fraternity. The theme of their 2016 convention was "Lead The Pack" and I couldn't have asked for a better theme to connect to my message. Shortly after my keynote I also led a breakout session on […] Read More

On April 25th, 2016 I co-presented a bystander intervention training at an event sponsored by MA state Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators, held at the Massachusetts State House. Also speaking at the event and presenting with were educators from the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) and a survivor speaker. For more information on the event, you can […] Read More

I’m excited to announce my appointment to the recently relaunched Massachusetts Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence! What’s the council about? Well… “The Council’s charge is to advise the Governor on how to help residents of the Commonwealth live a life free of sexual assault and domestic violence by improving prevention for all, enhancing […] Read More

My chapter in “SLUT…”

I was recently asked to submit a chapter in the anthology book SLUT: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence by Katie Cappiello & Meg Mcinnerney. The book has now been published and I’m pretty proud of my chapter, so why don’t you go get yourself a copy already?!? You can buy it on Amazon.com […] Read More

Article in Apex Magazine

I was recently invited to submit a piece of cultural criticism for Apex Magazine, a monthly sci-fi, fantasy and horror magazine available in print and online. It appeared in the August 5th, 2014 edition, (Issue #63). For the piece I decided to write about some gender issues in one of my favorite SiFi shows, Orphan Black. You can […] Read More

Until this year, I had never attended a Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) before. But there I was at PAX East to participate in a panel on gender inequality in gaming. I have to admit I wasn’t expecting much… I figured we’d get low attendance at best and at worst a room full of angry rape apologists. […] Read More

On April 10th, 2014 I was one of the featured keynote speakers at the 9th annual Dismantling Rape Culture Conference held at the University of Vermont. You can learn more about the conference here.   […] Read More

Manly Ads 2013

Another year, another “Manly Ads” compilation. This of course is the 2013 version of my yearly examination of male targeted advertising. Have a look and see what themes stand out to you, especially compared to last year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ij5ZG7IN_eM   […] Read More

I was invited to participate in another HuffPost Live discussion, this time about domestic violence. More specifically, Nigella Lawson’s husband grabbing her throat at a restaurant. You can watch it here: HuffPost Live: Are We Afraid To Interfere When Couples Fight?   […] Read More

HuffPost Live Discussion

I recently participated in a broadcast panel discussion on Huffington Post Live on the media’s coverage of the Steubenville rape trials and the way people view victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. I had a great time and the discussion, which lasted about 30 minutes, was lively and interesting. Don’t fret if you missed […] Read More