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A Place to Be Seen

You own your body. You own your mind. You are life.

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Healing Through Creation

The women in the paintings do not shy away from telling the story of their injuries, but they are not defined by them.

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Writing for Generations

Twenty years ago, the main characters — Ojibwe cousins Sher and Kris — emerged during a short writing exercise. It

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Then & Now: On Campus, in Media, and for Protection

Individualized responses to systemic issues will never solve the problem at its root.

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Maximum Capacity

“We are almost in a panic mode right now.”

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What Does Healing Mean to Me?

Ultimately, healing meant realizing that I was the creator of my own life.

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For the Women in the Dorms

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Reporting Assault

I never wanted the rapist in jail. I wanted him to see what happened in that room in the same way I do.

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Putting Money and Policy Behind Prevention: Edit Letter and TOC

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.”

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Aftermath of an Assault: 1989

excerpted from the archives of Minnesota Women’s Press

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I Ran for Office and You Should Too

I am the child of a sharecropper’s son and a coal miner’s daughter. The mining industry and union struggle are

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Undoing Heterotemporality

In a heteronormative, capitalist society, there is an expected sequence of life events that form the human experience.