healing, Herstory, His Story, Mental Health Support, MentalHealth, Their Story, Therapy, trauma, Written while Stoned

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… Continue reading How Overwhelmed Are You? Would A List Help?

Herstory, His Story, men, MentalHealth, Message from Little, Their Story, Therapy, trauma

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

featured, Herstory, Letter to my Future Children, Letters, Letters from Big, Letters from Siddha, men, Mental Health Support, MentalHealth, Message from Little, My Sisters Keeper, Not All Men, Surrey BC, Their Story, Therapy, trauma, Written while Stoned

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… Continue reading Love Letters From Krisya Ohana

featured, gangs, Hard Truth, healing, Herstory, His Story, Stay Lifted Sis, Surrey BC, survivors, Survivors Connection, Their Story, Therapy, trauma

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… Continue reading Why Are Grown Women Still Using Toilette Paper for Pads?

healing, Herstory, His Story, Sex Work, Their Story, Therapy, trauma, Women, work

Let’s Talk About How Important Sex Workers Are To Victims of Sexual, Domestic, and Societal Violence

For centuries in the past, women who were known to be sex workers spent their entire lives looking for a sponsor. Almost always, but not entirely always, a man, who would provide for them by paying their rent, buying their clothes, their food and their wine in exchange for conversation, time, and more often than… Continue reading Let’s Talk About How Important Sex Workers Are To Victims of Sexual, Domestic, and Societal Violence