Your Body Is A Cage

What body horror has to teach us about a world without Roe v. Wade.

A naked body in the dark. Sort of like “Under the Skin,” but with ripped shoulder muscles.
I’m telling you, we wouldn’t have to keep the lights off all the time if you’d just put on pants. Photo by Jason Schjerven on Unsplash

cover politics, but I write body horror. Nearly every topic I’ve spent serious time on over the past twelve years — sexual violence, abortion rights, trans rights — centers on bodily sovereignty or the fear of losing it. I write about having your body taken away from you, and how hard it is to get back into your…