Photo by T. Chick McClure Women are threatened for speaking their minds. Some people get scared. Some people want us to stay covered and quiet. Demure and unintrusive, we are asked to be humble, be gentle, feel happiness in slavery*. These oppressors are afraid of demanded changes. Afraid of women raging against the dying of the light. Women are people. We are your mothers, sisters, … Continue reading We are ever present
Image by Bikurgurl Welcome! This week in the United States, we honor the fallen soldiers of our armed forces through the remembrance of Memorial Day. I captured this image on our recent trip to Hawaii and the World War II monument of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. It was a solemn time of remembrance of all those who have lost their lives in battle, as … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 72
Another case of finding my voice. When I talk to a group of people, I feed off their energy or get them going. In a group of people, I have no problem with casual chatting and conversation. It’s safety in numbers, so to speak. I don’t have to be true, or vulnerable, to any one person. I don’t have to worry about keeping up a … Continue reading Homeschooling Moms Night Out
Pinned to the top of my Twitter Feed is this post I retweeted from Kayla Todd: Victims being asked to relive the victimization creates more pain #MeToo Victims being asked to relive the victimization creates more pain #MeToo https://t.co/RAoS7qvHDm — bikurgurl (@bikurgurl) October 17, 2017 Kayla’s post was a quote from Lindy West who said: “ “I wish women didn’t have to rip our pasts … Continue reading #MeToo
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In honor of Women’s History Month, we present 31 Days of Revolutionary Women; a series of daily essays by local authors documenting, honoring and celebrating powerful women who inspire us in South Seattle and beyond. by Alouise Urness Sumeya B. is a twelve-year old revolutionary woman. An only child of a Muslim father who was born Jewish and a mother who… Continue reading 31 Days of Revolutionary Women, #23: Sumeya B.