unpopular opinion
Sure, ride your bicycle, dude -- just please stop talking to me about it.
safety
This is where I will start to sound a little meshugenna.
in

Jun 17, 2014 at 1:00pm | 277 comments

safety
"That happens to other people!" is how I've been thinking.
in

Jun 14, 2013 at 12:30pm | 181 comments

bikes
I used to point out all the stupid shit that I saw other cyclists do. After about the third death this year, I stopped. I didn’t want to give any more ammo to those who rush to blame the victim.
online dating
safety
Reading this short article is like dating a super-considerate ninja and then breaking up amicably.
girly stuff
Being a girl is scary sometimes! Protect yourself with some adorable self-defense accessories.
fear
I hope that someday, all the Slutwalks and Take Back the Nights will add up and we will all be able to do what Sylvia Plath dreamed of: “to be able to sleep in an open field, to travel west” and, most importantly, “to walk freely at night…”
shoppables
rape
We are not contributing to rape culture by doing whatever we can to protect ourselves.
cabs
If ride-share apps operate in a totally different way to old-school taxis, how can we ensure people are aware of this -- and what are the steps we all need to take to keep safe?
in

Aug 18, 2014 at 6:00pm | 86 comments

college
I chose Chico State for its journalism program, pretty brick buildings and small town feel, and have stayed despite what the media calls our “sexual assault problem.”
if you see something say something
I’ve taken the New York transit safety motto "If you see something, say something" very seriously -- maybe somewhat stupidly.


advice