I Screamed “Every White Man Should be Considered a Rapist Until Proven Innocent” at a Halloween Party and Got Kicked Out

I turned to my other half and continued with my loud criticism that no one asked for, “Why would you dress as someone who literally abuses women?”
Mattison is a recent graduate from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln where she majored in English and received the 2018 Stover award for short story. She is currently living in Chicago where she is the social media coordinator for Sex-Posi Ed, a resource for students that provides sex-positive, accurate, and inclusive sex ed information. Mattison attended the Fall Second City college program in 2016 where she studied comedy writing and performance and is currently an improv student at iO. If you’re interested in seeing her thoughts about comedy, poetry, and other things you can find her on twitter as @24merrittgold or she can be reached at mattison.merritt@gmail.com.