Monthly Sampler of Stories

A rotating collection of past stories…

Aprendiendo a Decir Si

Han habido muchos momentos en mi vida donde he descubierto mi propia fuerza debido a las luchas emocionales con las que he tenido que lidiar, pero la que recientemente ha tenido el impacto...

Our defining moments

We live our lifes from moment to moment, from breath to breath. Somethings we hold our breath to make the moment last but at times we hold it, close our eyes and beg for the moment to...

Something New and Wonderful

I was jogging on the tow path. Ahead was a blue heron. As I approached I spoke saying, “I see you. You are beautiful. I am nearing.” It flew off along the canal and then landed...

“This is who I am”

Many a times women refer to other women as their own enemies, the thing is we focus a lot on the negative and forget about the positive and amazing things women can do for each other. There...

Thinking Global

Growing up, people most often identified me as the “dark-skinned girl” or the “charcoal seller’s daughter.” I come from a community where most daughters end up taking over their...

Life Advice from a Life Advice Addict

I am asked more often than I thought I would be how I got to where I am today. It’s a position I wouldn’t have believed I’d be in ten years ago. When I was nineteen, I was close to...

Reflect, Claim Our Space, and Power On!

For me, growing up was a series of realizations about the things that I ‘could not’ do, merely because I am a girl. And while my relative privilege allowed me to get an education, start...

Puterea Educației Sexuale

Am 28 de ani și am crescut în București, capitala României, o țară din estul Europei care tocmai scăpase de comunism, cu un an înainte să mă nasc. Viață părinților mei a fost...

Ser una lesbiana joven

Ser lesbiana es lo mejor que me ha pasado en la vida. Desearía haber imaginado esa posibilidad cuando era más joven porque cuando tenía 11 o 12 años, todo lo que sabía de lesbianas...