Thinking About


Writing. Making Ways.

Soraya Chemaly

I write about gender absurdities, sexual violence, free speech.  Would rather laugh than cry while doing it.

“Most Americans,” researchers concluded, “continue to feel safe in their immediate communities, with 63 percent saying they would not be afraid to walk alone there at night.” However, the 63 percent number masks a difference: almost half of women, 45 percent, report not feeling safe, whereas 73 percent of men reported that they do.