The Importance of Telling Her(story)

It was November 2008. I was a freshman at Grand Valley State University majoring in Criminal Justice. I volunteered my time to various causes and had multiple jobs to support my living expenses at the time. I was also in a relationship – my first ever relationship to be exact. I was on track toContinue reading “The Importance of Telling Her(story)”

Feminism is Yours to Define.

As I sit and reflect on the last 30 days of storytelling, I can’t help but to post my reflections on the themes highlighted by this amazing group of contributors.  I could identify with Robin’s sentiments of having never called her moments of empowerment a feminist experience and the impact of mass media on ourContinue reading “Feminism is Yours to Define.”

My Super (Em)Power

What’s my power? I’m a mom. Yep, I’m the mother of a little girl and thats’s a BIG DEAL. Having raised 2 now teenage boys, I was never really concerned with feminism, other than requiring that they treat women and girls with respect. Well, I was blessed with my now 5 year old Camryn andContinue reading “My Super (Em)Power”