A little over two months ago, in a post called Write About Her, I recounted my experience witnessing undercover investigators in action in a rural brothel in SE Asia. I wrote about Hana, a 20 year old who, along with a few others, had been hard-trafficked over the border, passports stolen, and forced to have sex with strangers.
Got this email earlier today.
Additionally, 51 Semiproper readers have committed to supporting this same investigative team monthly, giving them another $20k+ a year to do battle in the fight to end sex trafficking, on top of one-time donations that will go to purchasing equipment for the team.
I get a lot of emails from awesome nonprofits and charities who would like for me to promote them. In order to not dilute my efficacy, I limit the amount I partner with each year, but I’m always a little sad because there are so many cool ones out there. A […]
I ordered a bunch of books online and I’ve been reading them before bed. Which is new for me, because instead of going from 0 to 60 (when I wake up) and 60 to 0 (when I look at my computer, stop working, shut it down, then immediately swan dive […]
If you’re quick with your internet skills, you can bang out all seven of these on your lunch break. Pizza in one hand, mouse in the other. I believe in you. 1) Break up with the yellow pages. If you – like me – are one of the majority who never […]
Like me, there are some of you who have given birth multiple times, and so many doctors, midwives, and nurses have seen you mostly nude and maybe, like sweating and screaming, that a trip to the ob/gyn for your yearly exam seems like NBD. I’ve joked that it’s less painful […]