Toxic Masculinity

Content warning: Sexual harassment We’ve all experienced it to some degree.  You’re in the field, in teams often dominated by men, most of whom are great.  But there’s sometimes that one. That guy.  He says misogynistic things. Belittles women. Talks over you.  Mansplains. Assumes you can’t hold your weight in the field. Is quick to … Continue reading Toxic Masculinity

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Field sick

The morning of August 3rd 2015 had been exhausting. Three months of supplies - our shelters, our remaining food, our scientific gear, everything that we brought to feel at home - was to leave for good. And it wasn't clear demobilization would even happen. Small craft advisory the night before, but the winds were dying, … Continue reading Field sick