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What Happens When You Divorce Grace and Truth

Yesterday I was pointed to a post by Jessica Fore in which she shares her side of a long struggle with her church and presbytery over dealing with finding out that she was being abused by her husband. 346 more words


CARE and women's empowerment

We have an abundance of rape and violence against women in this country and on this Earth, though it’s almost never treated as a civil rights or human rights issue, or a crisis, or even a pattern. 865 more words


Man Up

The sound of the bell pierced my heart, The echoes of laughter were nothing but a dark fog for me,

Walking towards the field with my pink boots seemed like walking on glass, 395 more words

Our Socially Schizophrenic Relationship with Women's Bodies


The absurdity of the Great Burkini Debate of 2016 has captured my attention if only to provide a non-satirical satire of the burden society places on women’s bodies. 4,415 more words


Patriarchy and its Obsession with Feminine Chastity [Click]

By Pavithra Viswanath

Manju is a mother of two and a feminist. Throughout our conversation, Manju discussed patriarchy through her feminist lens and expressed her views and anger about various social problems and practices. 768 more words


And here I am again, toes frozen on the cracked earth beneath my feet scarred by wine red glutton. Yes, I’m here again. I had painted my lips bright scarlet, bitten cyanide after cyanide of the woman you like your woman to be. 172 more words