Articles with activism

We DID Overcome

We DID Overcome

It started with a sea of “Pink Pussy Hats” in cities across the United States. There were nonbelievers. Unsustainable, the right opined. Some even laughed and said none of the marches would ever make a difference on election day. But the…

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Dori Owen

Dori Owen is a storyteller, writing from small town Arizona, after living a few decades in California as an LA Wild Child, with a brief stop in Reno. She settled into grownup life as a project manager, collecting an MBA and a few husbands along the way. She is a shown artist and her favorite pastime is upcycling old furniture and decor she finds from thrift stores. She lives with the cat who came to visit but stayed. The love of her life is her grown son who lives in Portland, Oregon. Her essays and poems have been published in RAW&UNFILTERED VOL I, StigmaFighters Vol 2, and Love Notes From Humanity. Her blogs have been featured on The Lithium Chronicles, Open Thought Vortex, Sudden Denouement, and The Mighty.

Good Girl

Good Girl

“Why are you so quiet over there?” a relative asked in my general direction at a family gathering. I was around 10 or 12 years old and lost in thought. An older relative fully snapped me out of my reverie when…

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Shannon Williams

Shannon is an interior designer turned stay-at-home mom who had three kids in two years (boy-girl twins + another little guy). She lives for coffee, reading, pedicures, and a good beer. She is a regular contributor to the Twin Cities Moms Blog and has also had her work featured on Coffee + Crumbs. You can find her working to use her voice by writing her thoughts on motherhood and life over at shannonscribbles.net.

INCANTATION

INCANTATION

I want so much to serve with this magic you have given me these words that will reveal how much we have done how much we have learned from the men who have led us in their games of violence they…

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Beate Sigriddaughter

Beate Sigriddaughter, www.sigriddaughter.com, is poet laureate of Silver City, New Mexico (Land of Enchantment), USA. Her work has received several Pushcart Prize nominations and poetry awards. In 2018 FutureCycle Press will publish her poetry collection Xanthippe and Her Friends and Červená Barva Press will publish her chapbook Dancing in Santa Fe and Other Poems in 2019. Sigriddaughter also orchestrates a blog Writing In A Woman's Voice, http://writinginawomansvoice.blogspot.com/. in which she publishes women's voices.

Women Who Inspire: Erin Matson, Writer, Feminist Activist and Co-Founder and  Co-Director of Reproaction.org

Women Who Inspire: Erin Matson, Writer, Feminist Activist and Co-Founder and Co-Director of Reproaction.org

Erin Matson is a writer and feminist activist extraordinaire whose work has appeared in the Washington Post and on CNN, MSNBC, Al-Jazeera English, ABC World News, BBC World News, and PBS’ To The Contrary. She is also the co-founder and co-director…

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John Michael Antonio

John Michael Antonio is a freelance writer, photographer, poet and screenwriter. He claims his Midwestern roots while at the same time admitting his incurable and insatiable love and addiction for all things New York City. He has been the husband to his wife, the love of his life, for almost thirty years and is a father of three wonderful children. He is an unapologetic male feminist as well as a passionate lover of fashion, art, movies and music from all eras and genres. An endless dreamer, John Michael is also an avid historian, ex-punk rocker and a legendary Internet surfer who sleeps, on average, about four hours a day. His work has also been featured on The Good Men Project.