How Overwhelmed Are You? Would A List Help?

Today I listened to a song by the band Sublime. Many of you may be too young to remember them, but they were a great ska band from the 90s, most people slept on them, but those that refused to were obsessed. The song was called The Date Rape Song, and it reminds me of a time when I was being abused. I don’t know … Continue reading How Overwhelmed Are You? Would A List Help?

#CultLife: In Defense Of The Anti-#ChildBride/Husband Bill In #California, Introducing The Work of Global Hope 365

“I first stepped into the ring at 18 years old, and it had become one of the quietest places in the world for me. I found zen in the silence of that space.” – Dawn Tyree, Former Child Bride, Present Advocate and Freedom Fighter. I first stepped into the ring when i was 23. Some say Black women have it harder, than white counterparts, but the … Continue reading #CultLife: In Defense Of The Anti-#ChildBride/Husband Bill In #California, Introducing The Work of Global Hope 365

Stop Being Surprised When Supporters, Allies, Victims, and Survivors Talk About Being Abused

For every 1,000 children in B.C., about 21 experience child abuse that is subsequently reported to authorities, although many more cases likely go unreported, according to a Child Health B.C. report.May 10, 2020 CBC.CA I don’t care what word you use to describe abuse, as long as you aren’t “surprised,” when someone comes to you and tells you it’s happened to them, or when and if they … Continue reading Stop Being Surprised When Supporters, Allies, Victims, and Survivors Talk About Being Abused

Love Letters From Krisya Ohana

I’ve referenced the letters before, but they seem to have more importance today. In Texas, women can’t get an abortion, even if they are raped, even if that rapist is a family member. The only way for a woman to get an abortion is if they might die, and that’s really no guarantee that should they get one, they’ll survive explaining why they had to … Continue reading Love Letters From Krisya Ohana

Why Are Grown Women Still Using Toilette Paper for Pads?

I am not an educated woman by regular standards. I am educated by the streets that I volunteered on, grew up in, and lived on for years. As a child I would “escape” my house in the middle of the night, and go for 2-3 hour walks, talking myself, because none of the adults would listen to me. People think this sounds crazier, but it … Continue reading Why Are Grown Women Still Using Toilette Paper for Pads?