In Defense of the Indefensible

If you follow current events, you have probably heard a lot about the recent sentencing of the convicted rapist, Brock Turner. Hopefully you also took the time to read theĀ letterĀ the Victim read to Turner at his sentencing. This letter is a prime example of why it is essential that we elevate the stories of women.Continue reading “In Defense of the Indefensible”

Feminism, Individually Defined

(re)defining FEMINISM Feminism is the belief that all people are entitled to the same civil rights and liberties and can be intellectual equals regardless of gender. However, you should still hold the door for a feminist; this is known as respect. Urban Dictionary For me, Feminism has meant discovering the different facets of myself. TheContinue reading “Feminism, Individually Defined”

Feminism: Living In Our Fullness

My name is Tashmica Torok and I have no idea what being a feminist means. Feminism is not my area of expertise. Currently, I am the founder and executive director of The Firecracker Foundation where I advocate for child survivors of sexual trauma and provide them with free, high-quality holistic therapeutic services. As a survivorContinue reading “Feminism: Living In Our Fullness”