My Reality


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What’s In a Name?

by Matilda Branson My name is Matilda. In Australia where I’m from, Matilda traditionally means “a bushman’s bundle of possessions carried when travelling” and ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson My name is Matilda. In Australia where I’m from, Matilda traditionally ... [ more ]

by Matilda Branson My name is Matilda. In Australia where I’m from, Matilda traditionally means “a bushman’s bundle of ... [ more ]

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“Strong Women” Can Still Experience Violence

by Lyndsay Kirkham Trigger warning for discussion of intimate partner violence. Perched on the bathtub’s porcelain edge, cradling the phone in my hand I ... [ more ]

by Lyndsay Kirkham Trigger warning for discussion of intimate partner violence. Perched on the ... [ more ]

by Lyndsay Kirkham Trigger warning for discussion of intimate partner violence. Perched on the bathtub’s porcelain edge, cradling the ... [ more ]

My Reality: Interviewing for the Position of Wife

by Lisa Lo Paro “I love your confidence,” he said, “One of the features I like best about you.” Thus I began a text ... [ more ]

by Lisa Lo Paro “I love your confidence,” he said, “One of the features ... [ more ]

by Lisa Lo Paro “I love your confidence,” he said, “One of the features I like best about you.” ... [ more ]

My Reality: I Was Blamed for My Assault

by Leanore Gough Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault, victim-blaming When I was 16 I worked part-time at a drug store. There I met ... [ more ]

by Leanore Gough Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault, victim-blaming When I was 16 ... [ more ]

by Leanore Gough Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault, victim-blaming When I was 16 I worked part-time at a ... [ more ]

My Reality: My Rapist Was a Feminist

by Lola Davidson Trigger Warning: Rape, Mental Abuse When I first met my rapist, I was 18 years old, I was independent, I believed ... [ more ]

by Lola Davidson Trigger Warning: Rape, Mental Abuse When I first met my rapist, ... [ more ]

by Lola Davidson Trigger Warning: Rape, Mental Abuse When I first met my rapist, I was 18 years old, ... [ more ]

My Reality: It Took Me 7 Years to Figure Out How to Use a Reusable Menstrual Cup, and I’m Never Going Back

by Alicia Costa Like many women, part of learning to love and accept my body also included dealing with the shame I had around ... [ more ]

by Alicia Costa Like many women, part of learning to love and accept my ... [ more ]

by Alicia Costa Like many women, part of learning to love and accept my body also included dealing with ... [ more ]