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Entries by Nico Lang from 04/2012

An Open Letter to the Guy Who Molested Me

| Posted 04.04.2012 | Chicago

Love wasn't on your mind or on your hands, but it's the only thing on mine. It put me back together. It made me whole again. Little by little, I learned to love myself.

Breaking the Silence: Why Men and Women Must Stand Together on Sexual Assault

| Posted 04.18.2012 | Chicago

As we observe Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we must realize that our responsibility to the women and men who have been affected by sexual violence extends for more than just 30 days. Education and outreach are life-long endeavors.

Think Like a Man Isn't Just Sexist: It's Offensive to Pretty Much Everyone

| Posted 04.26.2012 | Chicago

Steve Harvey doesn't value women's power enough to allow them to be their own women. We should take his own advice and not put up with this. We should think like people who know they deserve better.

When in Boystown: Don't Create Racism, Create Change

| Posted 04.27.2012 | Chicago

It's been almost a year since Take Back Boystown took off, and all of us still have so much work to do to build a better community. We need to stand together, or we need to stop calling ourselves a community.