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When the daugther of the sea rises up to the air...

But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.

Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is a beautiful tale of love and sacrifice. I guess many will disagree with me but I always thought that there was something very empowering in the little mermaid’s struggle to be with her prince.

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Inspiring Bits

Gamer Girls?

This is a phenomenon which has been bugging me for quite a while now: “Gamer Girls”.

I just don’t get it… what exactly is the huge deal? 1,340 more words


How To Be in A Suspected Suicidal Situation

Constance, I post this today with great soberness.  I ran across this, and as I read it, I realized that I had been afflicted with all the warning signs…and yet I would not have considered myself “in danger” 198 more words

Gender Issues

Crossroads of Female, Male and Intersex Genital Modification

About two weeks ago, I shared some thoughts on Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM. Being the subject of my senior thesis, I spent more than a year researching the practice, digging up facts, figures and cultural ideology. 926 more words


Why We Buried Our Awesomeness, and How We Can Get It Back - Dara Hoffman-Fox

Why We Buried Our Awesomeness, and How We Can Get It Back – Dara Hoffman-Fox.

Constance…I cannot even begin to tell you how thrilled I am to have made a new friend in Dara…I have admired her from afar for just about a year, and somehow knew that we would connect and work together?   82 more words

Gender Issues

Don't call me "lady!"

Oh ok, if you wish, you may call me lady….

Most of my life I’ve always twitched when someone called me a “lady”, like dude, isn’t a lady a woman married to a lord or something? 860 more words