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Volume 5

Our Mesopotamia: From the Ashes of Harvey Weinstein We Will Rise

Our Mesopotamia: From the Ashes of Harvey Weinstein We Will Rise

We need to feel bodily nauseated and aggrieved by all of those icons who built their careers while secretly/not-so-secretly using their power to devastate other, less powerful parties. November 13, 2017
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The Poetry of Turning Point: An Anthology of Work, Part II

The Poetry of Turning Point: An Anthology of Work, Part II

We have a little garden that I have seen die and come back alive. What will it be today? Will it look dry and wither away. Or will it be given a new life by those who care? October 23, 2017
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Comfort Women

Comfort Women

Referred to as Wianbu in Korean and “Comfort Women” in English, on August 14, 1991, a woman named Hak Soon Kim came forward to denounce the Japanese for the sexual enslavement of more than 200,000 women during World War II. September 8, 2017

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The Poetry of Turning Point: An Anthology of Work

The Poetry of Turning Point: An Anthology of Work

A visit to Los Angeles' Skid Row, self-critique of the female form, and fighting with all you have to give your kids a better life. These are the poem's by residents of Turning Point Shelter, a place for people in transition. August 8, 2017
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A Plea for Liberation

A Plea for Liberation

To be black, female, and strong. How is it possible in a world that edges her toward self-destruction instead of empowerment? July 12, 2017
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Illustration by Daniella Syakhirina.

Fragile Nation

I escaped an arranged marriage. Despite my parents not being religious, they had an expectation I would marry a Bangladeshi despite having migrated to Australia decades ago. June 9, 2017
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Graphic courtesy of the filmmaker

Islamagood! Pakistan and “Beauty Bites Beast”

When it comes to ending sexual assault, it’s not a binary issue: either men should stop raping women, or women should learn to defend themselves. The men who rape don’t care if you think they should stop assaulting you. May 5, 2017
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Radical Love

Radical Love

The term “empowerment” has been co-opted to sell us everything from razor blades to shoes. All the while, the criticism of female behavior and the use of stereotypes to deny shared experience and humanity rages on. April 5, 2017
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