How a Sustainable Diet Will Make You Happier

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So, let me ask you a question.


Photo by Quilai Shen — A worker moves a rack of pig carcasses at a meat wholesale and distribution centre.

The discussion about meat consumption should root in proven scientific findings rather than in personal opinions or values.


That’s why you should care.

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In April 2016, Italian public opinion was shocked because a child was thrown out of the window by her abuser. She hadn’t wanted to take any more of his sexual abuses. The adults who should have protected her had covered up all story.


The long-term consequences of a child sexual abuse

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When I was 4–5 years old, my grandfather abused me. I had no memory of it until I was 22, and I sought some answers in psychoanalytical therapy for other abuses I had been subject to by other men.


When you bottom out, there is no other way but to climb back

Solitude — Illustration by G.D.C.

INTRODUCTION

This piece was the second part of a long-read piece I wrote for @fearlessshewrote on my emotional dependency. In truth, its editor team wanted to learn more about it, and that’s the reason behind the long-form divided into two sections.


When the subconscious speaks the language of the fairies

Astrea on the stair — Illustration by G.D.C.

The other day I had a weird dream. I dreamt of two men, an old one and a younger one. I laid numb on the floor, leaving the older man to undress me and restrain my mouth with a striped tie, strictly bound around my tongue. I vividly perceived its bow inside my throat, and I had the impression of choking. In the meantime, the younger man was looking at me from the corner he was sitting in. I asked myself why I wasn’t with him instead of allowing this old pervert to rape me, and then puff, I disappeared…


It's exactly the attitude I mentioned at the end of my latest piece.


How social norms, family dynamics, and intimate relationships fed my personality disorder

Childhood behind barbed wire — Illustration by G.D.C.

Trigger Warning: this article contains descriptions of childhood sexual abuse that may not be suitable for all readers. Fearless community, please read with care.


When your rapist is the son of an Italian political party’s leader

The scream of abuse — Illustration by G.D.C.

After two years of investigations on the allegation of gang rape by four 18-year-old men, a 19-year-old woman reported at the end of July 2019, the public prosecutor’s office is deciding for the indictment of the defendants or to dismiss the case for lack of evidence.


How the Film Industry Fails to Portray Womanhood in All Its Diversity and Struggles

The treasure — Illustration by G.D.C.

We need more of the Netflix dramatic comedy ‘M’entends-tu?’, the cartoon comedy ‘Tukkie and Bertie”, the first season of ‘Jessica Jones’ and less sappy romantic comedies. Enough with the bottom line: the love a man will rescue you.

Giulia Di Crescenzo

Survivor | Illustrator | Contributor in Climate Conscious, AOA, An Injustice & Others| Covering social & environmental justice, gendered violence & child abuse.

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