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Monica Bethelwood: The Invisible Mother

Sometimes I forget I’m a new mom. I mean, it’s not like I’m an astronaut or a nuclear physicist or something. I don’t have...
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Kia Bordner: I do not think it means what you think it means

  Language is very important. A dominant group can limit and constrict seemingly less powerful group easily by simple, deliberate word choices. Words have...
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Jessica Carew Kraft: Motherwhelmed

Theorizing Otherwise Excerpted from Motherwhelmed: An Art Historical (And Somewhat Scientific) Graphic Memoir by Jessica Carew Kraft       Jessica Carew Kraft is...
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Angela Lapin: My Mother’s Hands

my mother’s hands i have my mother’s hands they are made of freckles that don’t carry the name Mexican. but i have my mother’s...
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Debi Knight Kennedy: Grannies Against Assholes

Today I publicly renounce my white privilege card. I am not white. Grannies Against Assholes by Debi Knight Kennedy I am not white although...
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Ashley Wing: The Advent of Immolation

Lately, I have been losing things. While I have always been the sort to misplace belongings (papers, glasses, keys, etc.), this natural tendency has...
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Akwi Nji: This America, Now

What I mean to say is: What do I tell my children? Raise your hand. Ask questions. But not too many. You must also...
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Rebecca Fish Ewan: I Stand Against the Wall

As a child I was violated by men and I said nothing afraid of their big hands. Afraid that resistance would leave me with...
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Mai’a Williams: With my Daughter at Standing Rock

I can’t tell you how to pick yourself up from despair. I can’t assure you that everything is going to be okay. All I...
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Margaret Elysia Garcia: Dispatch from the Deep North

  There comes a time in every person of color’s life. Do you stay and become the resident educator, surround yourself with bigots and...