Alan Alexander Milne, better known as A. A. Milne, was an author and poet from England, who was particularly famous for being the creator of the character Winnie the Pooh. Milne was educated at the University of Cambridge and initially worked as a playwright; however it was as the writer of Winnie the Pooh in 1926 that he became famous. It was followed up by The House at Pooh Corner two year later. Other than that, he was a prolific writer who wrote children’s short story and poetry collections, newspaper columns, plays and had also been a columnist for the popular magazine Punch.
Inherently, having privilege isn't bad, but it's how you use it, and you have to use it in service of other people.
The world doesn't realise I have a regular job!
I don't think that every single case of sexual harassment has to result in someone being fired; the consequences should vary. But we need a shift in culture so that every single instance of sexual harassment is investigated and dealt with. That's just basic common sense.
I don't work for Hollywood.
Social media is not a safe space.
'Me too' was just two words; it's two magic words that galvanised the world.
At the start of my career - not just Me Too, which is not the totality of my career - I wish I would have known that you don't have to sacrifice everything for a cause. And that self-care and self-preservation is also a tool that is necessary to do the work.
I just don't believe that 'no' is always a final answer - unless we're talking about consent.
I wish men would stop telling me how they are not 'bad guys,' how they're 'an exception to the norm.'
There is always a way to get what you need, and I really believe in taking what you have to make what you need.
What does justice look like for a survivor? It'll mean different things to different communities.
There are a series of emotions that most survivors go through after disclosing. It starts with feeling great, like the weight on your shoulders has been lifted, and then you're alone with your thoughts, like, 'Why did I do that?' And then, what about the person who gets backlash?