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A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

By Cami Julaine Dear Eating Disorder, I used to call you “Anna”, short for Anorexia. You were tall, tan, and lean-everything I am not. But that gave you too much […]

December 21, 2016 ×
How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

By Annabelle Ramos It’s difficult for a woman to admit to herself, let alone to anyone else, that she has been sexually violated. At least, it was for me. Initial […]

July 19, 2016 ×
LA-Based Non-Profit Bringing The Healing Power Of Dance To Sex Trafficking Victims Around The World

LA-Based Non-Profit Bringing The Healing Power Of Dance To Sex Trafficking Victims Around The World

From the time it took you to read this sentence, a young girl vanished from her home. She could have been your sister, a niece, or a daughter. Yet, she […]

June 23, 2016 ×
How I Turned My Pain Into A Source Of Power After Being Sexually Abused As A Child

How I Turned My Pain Into A Source Of Power After Being Sexually Abused As A Child

By Halima Layeni I am a living proof that anyone can turn things around. From a nadir of emotions in which I struggled with abuse and resentment, I have willed […]

December 10, 2015 ×
Does My Parents’ Divorce Make Me Damaged Goods?

Does My Parents’ Divorce Make Me Damaged Goods?

By Lauren Alicia I’m not damaged goods, even if I come from something that is broken. I’m talking about the hope that was restored after the two people that made […]

October 24, 2014 ×