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Laying The Past To Rest

March has never been my favorite month. As a kid, people would often ask me if I was excited about its arrival, because my birthday was finally going to be here. 538 more words

Life

Painting Women from Judges – Part 3: The Sacred Account of the Levite’s Pîlegeš by Melinda Bielas

Reading the story of the Levite’s pîlegeš – found in the Hebrew Bible, Judges 19:1-20:7 – is unlike any other scholastic endeavor I have undertaken.1 The narrative is of a woman who leaves her husband’s house, only to be retrieved by her husband, gang raped on her way to his home, and dismembered upon arrival. 1,094 more words

Feminism

ISSUE OF RAPE IS NOT TO BE USED FOR POLITICAL GAIN

The Network of NGOs of Trinidad and Tobago for the Advancement of Women remains shocked at the suggestion of Tobago East MP Vernella Alleyne-Toppin that the Opposition Leader Dr. 339 more words

Domestic Violence

Rape

She shouldn’t have been there after dark
Has only herself to blame
Shouldn’t have been dressed that way
Skirt too short
Dressed like that
Just leads a man on… 28 more words

Poem

How great is the stigma attached to rape?

The Home Affairs Select Committee have announced that unlike people accused of any other crime, those accused of sex crimes (including rape) deserve anonymity until charged. 921 more words

Feminism

I can't imagine

I can’t imagine what you went through,
when he did what he did to you.
Scenes play in my mind,
of me being in your position if I refuse to be wise in this situation. 259 more words

Emotions

Repressed Memories

**This is a trigger warning**

Yesterday I found myself hyperventilating, pacing back and forth, trying not to bash my head against a wall.

I came 1 inch away. 145 more words

Depression