Not saying no ≠ “fuck yeah!”

I want to share a story. This is not a story about rape or sexual assault or harassment and it's not meant to be equated with countless horrifying stories I've heard from friends and family of all genders. In the context of my own experiences, I don't even count this story among my own sexual … Continue reading Not saying no ≠ “fuck yeah!”

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Seven One

Tonight, I met with Detective Chichotky, of the NYPD Special Victims Unit. He kindly offered to meet me at my local precinct, 71 – pronounced seven-one, not seventy-first – which happens to be down the street from my house in Brooklyn. We had talked over the phone a couple of times and, after hearing his … Continue reading Seven One