“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”

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Strong Women

Mother’s Day was last Sunday, and I celebrated it like most other millennials did: by sending a short text to my mother and posting on Facebook an old picture of her holding me as a baby. I’m the third child out of four. There are four of us that my mother gave birth to, fed … Continue reading Strong Women