Calling Her Names Will Not Make You Safer

By: Loolwa Khazzoom, Founder, Dancing with Pain

October 24th, 2010 • Patient AdvocacyPrint Print

I want to see and hear more people who challenge this bullshit namby pamby New Age insanity where suddenly all the socio-political, Capitalistic hell that cuases people to suffer becomes OUR fault. Where are you, people?

I feel so validated when I meet people like ass-kicking artist Heather Freeman, who shared with me this art she did on how we need to help victims instead of blame them. Go Heather!  

Here’s what she wrote in a comment on a previous post of mine, which is what motivated her to share her awesome art page: “My theory is that people feel safer if they can believe the victims brought it on themselves, so they go through all kinds of torturous logic to make that the case.”


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