Category: feminism

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Join the Persisterhood!

  This drawing by Courtney Privett is going viral, along with the hashtag, #shepersisted, as a response to US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments about Senator Elizabeth Warren.   Senator Warren was ejected...

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never the less

The weeks unwind, the months spool out, The years unfold, and I (not well-behaved) Endure each blasted day unto the end With flinty, strident hope that I’ll be saved. Saved from endless death, for...

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How to save, How to save yourself

  “I’ll go forward, a young [wo]man prepared.” –Daniel Lyman Carter, modified primary lyric to “A Young Man Prepared.” “Always stay gracious, best revenge is your paper.” –Beyonce, Formation   In the craziness of...

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Why Did You March?

By Jenny Last Saturday I marched with an energetic crowd of women, men, and children in my own little town.  I felt overwhelmed after years of experiencing a tempest of hostility toward my different...