Tag Archives: women

Trauma Consciousness

I have been thinking a lot about how I wanted to respond to the conveyor belt of news articles regarding sexual harassment, sex offenders, and the #metoo movement. The climate is shifting, the air is charged with exhilaration and relief, … Continue reading

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International Women Day

Today as I was walking from my car at the gas pump into the store, a man who was driving by me rolled down his window and made retching sounds like he was going to vomit. He then laughed, rolled … Continue reading

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The Serenity Award

The Serenity Blog Award is awarded to the authors of blogs whose goal is to spread peace and unity through love and respect, while shining light on important topics. Feminine Vestige has been nominated for the serenity award and I … 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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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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I Speak for Those Who are Silent

I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, … Continue reading

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What Am I If Not a Woman?

He said, ‘If you prick us, do we not bleed?’ Shakespeare wrote of Jews, but read for I plead: What am I if not human? If not flesh? I am soft sensual curves; a fine wine. Curves meant for touching, curves meant for … Continue reading

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Feminine Expression

I am woman. I am grace. I am wise. I am more than a gender; womanhood is my being.

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