Category Archives: Focal Fem

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Women’s Issues Poll

Where do you go to learn about women’s issues? When you want to ask a question about your health or sex, do you have a designated person to speak with without judgment? Do you understand the issues in legislation or … Continue reading

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Feminism and the Average Woman

This post is about how feminist issues affect the average woman, and what to do to make a difference Continue reading

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The Drip

Drip drip drip. Yesterday, droplets fell from a leaky faucet, reminding her with each small splash that she was thirsty. Drip drip drip. A plastic hollow square was grabbed by a small hand, and she made her way to water. … Continue reading

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Unclean.

One more shower, just one more. The water is hot. I need it to burn.

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Alternative Facts

Fact: A woman is raped. Alternative Fact: She is drunk. She is unreliable. She is the problem.

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Forest of Fear

We are lost. We have disappeared into the void. There are no birch trees here or canopies to cover us from the rain. The roots are unforgiving and trip us before we notice we have fallen. There is no wandering … Continue reading

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Cynical Politics

“…Under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Now that’s how it goes, right? Our pledge to our country.

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