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Trista Hendren
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Laughing my way to the Goddess
Laughing my way to the Goddess

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The Debt That Never Goes Away - By Brandi H
People like to pretend that if terrible
things happen to you, it's because you've done something wrong and/or
you're stupid. I guess maybe that's easier than facing the enormity
of just how many depraved men are currently inhabiting our planet. Sexual abuse...

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Dear Woman by Bronwyn Hawksworth
Dear Woman, I know it doesn’t feel
like it but it’s gonna be ok. One day. This is the pain of your
birthing and it hurts more than you can say. You are being ripped
apart. Cry out when you must. Do all that you can to breathe, and
rest whenever there i...

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Avoiding male violence is the single largest expense in my life
The Montgomery County, MD therapist demanded to know why I was so upset about my rape 7 months after it happened. I couldn't say anything but sob. I didn't even know a human could endure that level of pain without dying. How could I stay with a man that rap...

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Call for Submissions - Original Resistance: Reclaiming Lilith, Reclaiming Ourselves
The Girl God is accepting submissions for our upcoming Anthology of women’s writing: Original Resistance: Reclaiming Lilith, Reclaiming Ourselves. We
want to hear from
women about their insight into this Goddess and how they have used Her
story to resist...

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It doesn’t matter what we think about the burqa - Mary Scully
And when all is said & done, after the last tweet & range of views on Islam, religious fundamentalism, the burqa, & the Taliban have been exorcised & the adrenalin has settled, there are these little Afghan girls made homeless by the US-NATO war.   Few reli...

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Call for Submissions - Inanna's Descent: Restoring Civilization in Troubled Times
The Girl God is accepting submissions for our upcoming Anthology of women’s writing: Inanna's Descent: Restoring Civilization in Troubled Times .  We want to hear from
women about their insight into this Goddess and how they have used Her story or personal...

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Mother Medusa: Regenerative One by Glenys Livingstone Ph.D.
"The Gorgon Medusa" by Sudie Rakusin I first saw Her in myself, and gave voice to Her, after I had given a paper on Women and Religion, at the Women and Labour Conference in Australia in 1980; and the paper had attracted quite a bit of media attention. I fe...

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What Happened to You, Medusa? By Barbara Ardinger, Ph.D.
Painting by Arna Baartz Medusa,
what happened to you? You
and your sisters were filled with such grace, you
were all fair of face, with gentle eyes, you
were a priestess of the warrior/wisdom maiden— what
wisdom did you own? But
why did you lie with the sea...

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Call for Submissions: The Abuse After the Abuse: How Men use Money to Destroy Women
The Girl God is accepting submissions for our upcoming book about the widespread financial abuse of women: The Abuse After the Abuse:  How Men use Money to Destroy Women .  Financial abuse goes hand-in-hand with 98% of domestic violence cases, as well as ma...

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Feral Mothering by Lesley 'Orion' Johnson
A rt by Arna Baartz She
comes to an abyss, Across
it she saw a warm dwelling & realized how tired she'd grown. How
much she'd forgiven. A
ways down the cliff edge she saw what looked like a bridge It's
faint and dark where it crossed, she could barely make ...
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