Why I Intentionally Coach and Lead Men

This weeks blog post is written by Stephanie Williams. Stephanie is one of the lead pastors of Mill City Church. Mill City is a community focused on loving Minneapolis in the name of Jesus. She is also a professor for ministry classes at Bethel University and Seminary in St. Paul.  She has experience coaching leaders … Continue reading Why I Intentionally Coach and Lead Men

“My body represents life”

Chelsea Risley, a writer and poet in the Chattanooga area wrote this poem in response to a book called Shell Shaker by LeAnne Howe. She said, "It resonated with me because it treated women with... a little bit of something that was almost awe or fear, because of how powerful women are if they are … Continue reading “My body represents life”

I Am Not Broken

Your story, even if you aren’t to the end yet, is where true freedom comes from. Honesty in situations of trouble release something powerful into the air, it breaks barriers and misconceptions. Be vocal about it, make art about it, write songs about it, and write blogs about it. It’s not always easy, but it is so powerful.

Call for Submissions

  We at Release the Women have a passion for stories, specifically yours! If you are a woman a male ally a puppy with a cool feminist owner Then we want to hear from you! Send us your stories, essays, poems, and any other written expression about any of the following: feminism, spirituality, race, politics, religion, travel, … Continue reading Call for Submissions

“I hope you end up like me strong”

Women's bodies are a battleground in politics, religion, economics, and literal war. I think as a woman with a body, it's important to give space for this body to speak, so I am letting this be that space. “What he said was terrible/inexcusable/repulsive/horrific, but…” That “but” is rape culture. As most everyone knows by now, there is … Continue reading “I hope you end up like me strong”