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Footbinding: Letter to my daughter

~Allow me to break your feet. I promise You will be beautiful~

Universally, women have been familiar with “taboos, constraints, and exclusionary” practices. Her body, her sexuality and her reproductive role as a mother in society has commonly been at the… 2,429 more words


Beyond Bound Feet–Why the Madama Butterfly Story

Yang-May Ooi, writer/ performer of Bound Feet Blues and playwright of the new play Butterfly in Blue Jeans, writes about why she wants to re-tell the… 595 more words