FAQ: How and why did you get into social media?

Law School. Anti-violence work. Major in African-American Studies. Lots of people take a look at where I’ve been and what I’ve studied and ask me how I got into social media. It’s a good question because there’s definitely not a straight line from any obvious place to where I am today and the answer is pretty roundabout as well.

I graduated from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law in 2009. [...]

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Dope Project: Feminist Enough

I've been supporting my homegirl's project Feminist Enough from the sidelines for a while but I finally got an opportunity to jump in front of the camera myself. It was a lot of fun and I'm glad the project has rebooted with new content, a new look, and hopefully a new reach. Feminism is NOT a dirty word. It's NOT just for white women or old women or old white women! Our Feminism does not play well in boxes and through multimedia projects like Feminist Enough, we're telling the world how we view our feminism and color outside the lines of what others want it and us to be. Check out this and more of the series at Feminist Enough

Listen: TeenDVMonth 2014 - HipHop/Pop Culture Influence on Youth

I joined the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence for a discussion around hip hop/pop culture on youth and relationships for Teen Dating Violence Month. Check it out, only 30 mins long.

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Let’s Talk About Sex: New ‘Subjectified’ Film Shows the Real on Getting Down

When Salt-N-Pepa famously sang “Let’s talk about sex baby, let’s about you and me, let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be,” in 1991 they were doing more than being cheeky and provocative to top the charts – they were revolutionary. Even in the decade of the Independent Woman, getting real about sex was still seen as a radical act. Women openly talking about sex has been taboo for far too long and the effects have been devastating. Subjectified: Nine Young Women Talk About Sex, a new film by Melissa Tapper Goldman, seeks to counteract the negative effects that our silence around sex has wrought. Through candid interviews with nine young women, Goldman provokes the viewer to answer the film’s central question: What is the cost of shame?