We Can’t Always Be Strong

Society demands us to: Stay strong. Don’t cry. Smile. Look beautiful. Bite your tongue. Women are still, even in 2020, like objects. Even in middle school and high school, girls force themselves into tight jeans and crop tops. They get whistled at on the streets. When they get cat-called, they bite their tongue because thisContinue reading “We Can’t Always Be Strong”

Alone, yet Together: Fighting the Fight

“She stood apart from moral interest, yet close beside them, like a ghost that revisits the familiar fireside, and can no longer make itself seen or felt; no more smile with the household joy, not mourn with the kindred sorrow; or, should it succeed in manifesting its forbidden sympathy, awakening only terror and horrible repugnance.”Continue reading “Alone, yet Together: Fighting the Fight”

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