Of memories that flash back on an otherwise beautifully perfect day even if it’s kind of rainy. The ones that show you a flash of his face as he calls you a liar in front of all the men you were raped with, held captive with, and hidden […]
Devon J Hall
Devon J Hall is a thirty-seven-year-old Writer and Author from Surrey, British Columbia by way of Calgary Alberta. She lives with three cats, one mother and is addicted to coffee, cigarettes, and weed, not necessarily in that order.
I know that’s not eloquent, or polite, but I don’t actually care. When I was an activist, and I stress “when”, because I’m no longer an activist, I’m just a loud mouth bitchy girl, I was working almost fifteen hour days and in some cases during shelter I […]
It’s no secret that I largely raised myself, as my brother did himself. My mom was busy being a single mother and trying to keep a home over our heads with food on the table. She did a good job at that, but it didn’t leave a lot […]
I was talking to my close personal friend, and adopt-a-mum, Jen who is a Professor of Women Studies at SFU recently, and we discussed the possibility of me talking about my experience with community professionals who are working with youth. Specifically female youth, and one of the questions […]
My entire life I have run from close ties to anyone. I barely talk to any of the members of my family, but I have isolated myself to the point that I got gang raped and had no one to call for help when it was over. I’ve […]