There is something beautiful and selfless about being a writer and sharing your words, whether through a book or other medium. As writers, when we leave this earth, our words will live on. Our thoughts will still take up space in this world. I am grieved because I missed my chance to meet one of my literary heroes. Yet I don’t grieve without hope.Read More
Filtering by Category: The Write In
That. This. is a version of me that neither of us needs.Read More
This powerful poem from June Jordan is by far one of the most telling works of art that speaks about the struggle of racism and sexism, and the constant fight for equal rights, equity, and liberation.Read More
I thought I could hang on just a little longer. But this year, I will be yet another woman of color, in a long lineage of women of color, leaving the mainstream feminist anti-violence movement.
It is a tradition that white feminists in our movement like to keep silent — I guess they wouldn’t want to bring negative attention to a social justice movement or the nonprofit sector, especially one rooted in radical feminism. But my experience is all too familiar and I could have seen this moment coming.
In honor of Women's History Month, I've compiled a small list with some of my favorite books, poems and quotes from women.Read More
Your resolutions are not meant to simply check off a list, but to discover, even through failure, how you may grow in courage and character.Read More