On Consent – In a Seventh Grade Classroom

Hey, you! The mom of that twelve-year-old boy who leers like some fifty-year-old drunken uncle. Start teaching him that no means no. Right Fucking Now. You should have been teaching him this already. Teach him that consent is as real as the shoes on his feet and the laces he ties in double-knots. Teach him … Continue reading On Consent – In a Seventh Grade Classroom

The Weyward Sisters: Hand in Hand – A Collaboration from the Women of Sudden Denouement

There is great power here. Source: The Weyward Sisters: Hand in Hand - A Collaboration from the Women of Sudden Denouement

By My Own Admission #6 – S.L. Heaton

By my own admission...you taught me so many things. Lessons I will always carry with me. Like how to shut down during a disagreement because silence was so much better than the mockery of words I tried to speak out loud. You taught me to be tough…not to cry…because crying is ugly. I learned to … Continue reading By My Own Admission #6 – S.L. Heaton

No – Michelle Schaper

  I often forget how damaged I am, bluffing my way through life with an over rehearsed self confidence to hide my vulnerabilities. But when I am reminded, all the tiny broken pieces of me stab the back of my eyes and my rebel heart raises its hackles like a frightened cat. Fragments of my … Continue reading No – Michelle Schaper

More Than A Crack – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

  Ask me who I am unless you think you already know but if you think you know, don't ask me anything at all. Because if you have the mind that sums someone up based on all the ways they are not like you, I don't want to know you. So, ask me who I … Continue reading More Than A Crack – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

Forces

  There is no greater power than that of the sun, the moon, and a woman who knows her worth. © Nicole Lyons 2016