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Too Many

This post discusses sexual assault, domestic abuse, rape culture, and victim blaming. I’ve been putting off writing my own piece for this, both because it’s painful and difficult to think about and because I’ve been having trouble finding something to

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Blog Carnival

I’m helping organize one, this time at VaginaPagina (not necessarily the work-safiest, but not explicit). [Click image to head to VP for more details.]

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Health Blog Thing: Quotation Inspriation

Quotation Inspiration. Find a quote that inspires you (either positively or negatively) and free write about it for 15 minutes. I’m about to cheat here since I’m going to quote myself (but something I said… six years ago now? about…

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Rape & Superpowers

Note: This post talks about rape and victim blaming. Usually, I let these things go, but this is the second time in about a week I’ve read about a terrible Dear Prudence column on rape. It’s tough for me to

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Late Christmas Present: Answers to Your Search Queries

Original idea for this type of post from Clarissa. Individual search terms courtesy of Internet at Large. yoga sarcasm — Found my blog, did you? I’m also a fan of Recovering Yogi for the same reason. the tough words will

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Poetry Break: This Deserves a Signal Boost

[TW rape culture] “Snow White and Sleeping Beauty Address Their Creator” It’s one of those days when I can’t let myself have more to say about it. But I’m glad I watched it. Not surface-glad, because it is not a

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Thoughts on a Chakra: Svadhisthana

(Lucille Clifton reading her poem “homage to my hips.” Found via YouTube. Text available here at Poem Hunter.) These hips are full of scar tissue. They need movement to keep from seizing up. They don’t tolerate being told to stay

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