Speaking Your Truth

women's stories

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...

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How I overcame

I want to share my story because i think it’s time others learn from my experience.Growing up as a young girl,i was raped at age 9 by our then house boy.trying to live with the shame...

My Identity

Lost Black Boi I didn’t ask to be here or even ask to see what my eyes has seen.. See I wasn’t your typical Black Boi my gender didn’t match my sexuality.. Daddy walked...

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...

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Voice for the voiceless

When I was a little girl, I thought I was worthless and would never amount to anything because of what I was told and the way I was treated. I had dreams but as each day went by I thought I...

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Happily ever after

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to child abuse, sexual assault, and rape. “One day you will be the end of me” he whispered...

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Adoption and my son

I lost my son to adoption and then suffered severe depression but now i’m Working hard to become self employed I want to share my story and maybe it will help someone