Happy Tuesday! Take a look at today’s links

Collage by Ruby Aitken, using the cover of Melissa Broder's So Sad Today.

Collage by Ruby Aitken, using the cover of Melissa Broder’s So Sad Today.

I love @sosadtoday, so (like many others) I was excited to see that the poet behind the account, Melissa Broder, recently released a book of essays. Haley Mlotek’s review of the book is SO good.

Photo via New York Magazine.

Photo via New York magazine.

This excellent and carefully reported essay by Mac McClelland presents a nuanced look at sex work and legalization, considering factors of race, autonomy, and age.

Photo via Chatelaine.

Photo via Chatelaine.

When Jian Ghomeshi, former CBC broadcaster, was acquitted of all sexual assault charges last Thursday, it started a national conversation about the toxic myths surrounding how a victim should act and appear post-trauma, as well as important conversations about memories of trauma and how the legal system fails victims of sexual assault, especially in high-profile cases. ♦