Speaking Your Truth

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The Invisible Girl

Even though she was in a very depressed state of mind, she was realistic. She realized that no matter what she said, someone would hate her for it. She stopped telling people how she felt...

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A boy did something to me

I had a stepdad and me and my mom would go to visit his family. I remember there were 2 girls and 3 older boys. We were sitting on the couch and the girls went to play and the other boys...

Your Personal Triumphs

VIDEO: Share YOUR personal triumphs on the path to empowerment, and remind other women and girls that they are not alone.

Why Say It Forward?

VIDEO: YOUR story DOES matter! It matters to you, it matters to us, and it matters to so many other women and girls who will be inspired by what you have to say.

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Your life is worth living

Things I learned from a previous suicide attempt. By Sierra. On March 14, 2019, I tried to take my life. Earlier that day, I had come home from a long day, a long week. I was tired. I felt...

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Now I am a survivor

I was a victim. Now I am a survivor. I lived in a situation where I experienced emotional and verbal abuse from my father. My mom moved us into a different house during my freshman year of...

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My Fake Happiness

On my very first day at a private middle school, I was convinced that all 23 of the sixth graders attending there would be dignified, independant, and behaved. They were not. At my old...

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I Survived, You Can Too

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood rape, and other forms of violence and abuse. My name is Leigh* and I want to tell you my...