You own your body. You own your mind. You are life.
The women in the paintings do not shy away from telling the story of their injuries, but they are not defined by them.
Twenty years ago, the main characters — Ojibwe cousins Sher and Kris — emerged during a short writing exercise. It
Individualized responses to systemic issues will never solve the problem at its root.
“We are almost in a panic mode right now.”
Ultimately, healing meant realizing that I was the creator of my own life.
For the Women in the Dorms
I never wanted the rapist in jail. I wanted him to see what happened in that room in the same way I do.
Melissa Petrangelo Scaia: “My frustration is not that we do not know how to end violence against women. It is that we have not changed the thinking that women are less.”
excerpted from the archives of Minnesota Women’s Press
I am the child of a sharecropper’s son and a coal miner’s daughter. The mining industry and union struggle are
In a heteronormative, capitalist society, there is an expected sequence of life events that form the human experience.