Trigger Warning: Rape, Mental Illness Sharing my TEDx Talk “Relationships After Rape” at Hamline University on April 5, 2019 was an extremely emotional experience for me, but I am glad that I did it. On May 8, 2019, my TEDx Talk was published on its YouTube and social media platforms. Ever since then, it feels like I have been living with what my boss calls a “vulnerability hangover.” Nothing rang more true for me when she said that to me after I was explaining to her what emotions I have been dealing with since the release of my personal and vulnerable talk. I chose to give this talk. I could…
Brooklyn Nine-nine (2013-present) is a classic intelligent sitcom that not enough people are talking about. Although the show is primarily comedic, it touches on important and relevant social issues in a serious tone.
I am currently a paralegal and I do believe in justice and innocent until proven guilty. That does not mean that our judicial system is set up to help women.
Rape scenes in particular have no place in a show. I will defend this opinion from both an artistic standpoint and a social perspective.