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OUR STORIES SERIES: IT’S OKAY NOT TO BE OKAY.

“I just want to sleep. A coma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head, too?” Laurie Anderson. ************************************************************************************************************* This story is long overdue, but my hope is that it will inspire someone who has…

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OUR STORIES SERIES: SANKOFA.

I am somewhat obsessed with Ted talks, I watch them often and especially when I need inspiration. I have a clear bias when it comes to the Ted talks that I watch, they mostly have to be by an African or person of colour and it’s a plus when it’s…

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OUR STORIES SERIES: DESERVING OF LOVE.

“My story is not revolutionary or extra ordinary but it is my story and I want to share it. My first encounter with love was from my father, he was an amazing man. He was always there for me, he always made me feel safe when I was growing up…

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OUR STORIES SERIES: HEALING.

I got a message this week from one of you guys who wanted to share her story for our women’s story series. Here is Mitchelle’s story: “I was raped in 2014. On Easter eve, at around 10pm I was headed home from rehearsals for a play. As I was walking…

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DO WE HATE OUR WOMEN? (Part 3)

I really did not think we would be doing a third installation of this series but the events of this week have necessitated it. I recently joined twitter and this week I regretted that decision. It’s actually one of the first sites I look at in the morning and on…

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Safe Spaces Vol. 2 Recap and Announcements.

I haven’t written in a month not because I haven’t wanted to but because I have been unable to. When I write it usually stems from a place of motivation and inspiration but those two have been lacking in supply lately. Mainly because I had to make a choice about…

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BE YOUR TRUE SELF; HYPOCRISY IS EXHAUSTING.

“It isn’t enough to simply talk of equality, one must believe it. And it isn’t enough to simply believe in it, one must work at it,” Meghan Markle. My friends mean the world to me and I tell this to everyone who will listen. If I were to have a…

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