'The Umbrella Academy' presents Vanya as a villain—and she is understood as such by many fans—but, in truth, she is the one who has been the most victimized. This essay contains spoilers for seasons 1 and 2 of 'The Umbrella Academy.'
Systems of oppression are breeding grounds for abuse and exploitation. The alleged abuses on DeGeneres' show are not separate from those structures. In recent months, allegations of a toxic and exploitative work culture pervading The Ellen DeGeneres Show surfaced after dozens
In conflating harm with abuse, we contribute to disposability politics and stray further away from a more just future of accountability and healing. This essay discusses sexual violence and mentions r/pe My queer parent, Hunter Shackelford, and I sit around and talk
There is no other way to put it. Forcing exercise and diets on your children is an attempt to punish them for their (perceived) fatness and that is abuse. TW: this piece discusses anti-fatness, fat camps, diet & exercise, and familial/social