Author: Tegan Jones

  • Why Women Aren’t Safe At Work

    After learning I had been assaulted, it took the men who ran my company mere moments to decide that I was the problem.  There are few men who will defend their own sexism. Most of them hide out in the darkest corners of the Internet, posting memes and calling girls fat. But in college I knew one […]

  • How To Confront A Bigot

    Every time you stay silent in response to cruelty or misinformation, you create a safe space for bigotry to spread. But you don’t have to let that happen. Everybody’s been there. In a taxi cab, at a graduation party, during a business dinner. You’re having a perfectly good time and then, bam. Somebody says something […]

  • Barack Obama, Joe Biden

    Why #ItsOnUs Is Not Enough

    Earlier today, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced a new campaign designed to change the culture on college campuses and prevent sexual assault before it happens. But without increasing penalties for rapists, can this campaign do any real good? Don’t get me wrong. I love that politicians and celebrities are speaking out against sexual violence. […]