Whore

Originally posted on Nicole Lyons :
I am a whore, and I know I am because I was given that label by an angry man after I shared  his time and sipped at a seven dollar coffee while we discussed the weather and why the coastal residents of British Columbia should probably think about packing up…

Guest Post: A Prayer for Pennsylvania/Marissa Glover

Jesus said, “If anyone causes one of these little ones—those who believe in me—to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea” (Matthew 18:6). Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be the nameless & unnamed GiveContinue reading Guest Post: A Prayer for Pennsylvania/Marissa Glover

Introducing Sisters of Indigo Light

Welcome to Sisters of Indigo Light, dedicated to the healing and empowerment of sexual harassment and sexual abuse survivors through creative expression and community. Sisters of Indigo Light grew organically from the movement to publish ‘We Will Not Be Silenced.’ We believe there needs to be a permanent home for creativity born from our survival whereContinue reading Introducing Sisters of Indigo Light

Update on ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’

Kindra M. Austin, Candice Louisa Daquin, Rachel Finch, and Christine E. Ray wish to express their gratitude to the 109 courageous writers and artists who submitted 214 pieces of original writing and artwork for consideration for the anthology ‘We Will Not Be Silenced.’ Your stunning creativity, raw authenticity, and enthusiasm for the project has beenContinue reading Update on ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’

Why ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’- Christine E. Ray

I am a writer, an editor, and publisher with a background in clinical social work and neurodegenerative research.  I am a mother, a wife, pansexual, dyslexic, living with Bipolar II, and fibromyalgia.  I am an artist, an avid reader, and lifelong advocate for social justice. I am also a sexual abuse survivor. Like many sexualContinue reading Why ‘We Will Not Be Silenced’- Christine E. Ray

One Week Left to Submit Writing and/or Art for “We Will Not Be Silenced”

Bruised But Not Broken, Whisper and the Roar, Indie Blu(e), and Blood Into Ink are joining forces to publish an anthology about the lived experience of sexual harassment and assault. We believe that it is more important than ever before that more voices speak out and reclaim their strength by owning their survival stories. AllContinue reading One Week Left to Submit Writing and/or Art for “We Will Not Be Silenced”