When a woman does not have control over her own body, she no longer has control over her own life. Abusers know this, which is why they want power over reproductive choice.
Governorships have remained particularly elusive for females, regardless of their successful track records, regrettably for them…and for us.
‘One cannot simply outperform inequality or be excellent enough to escape discrimination of any kind.” – Megan Rapinoe
The feeling of separation hurt me; I saw myself as capable, intelligent and equal, and that this odd leg should be a characteristic that was overlooked…
When we hear “women’s health,” we should picture everything from the food labels that warn us about the hidden, unhealthy ingredients in packaged food to the policies that ban smoking in public spaces to the birth certificates that grant girls access t…
She had done her job. She had done the best she could with the resources she had.
Today, on #LesbianVisibilityDay, I recall how I collected the courage to become authentic.
“Courage isn’t the absence of fear. It’s having the fear and doing it anyway.”
The hope brought by Senegal’s year-old law criminalizing rape has recently collapsed.
In a curious astrological twist, my mother and I reconvene – in spirit—every year on this day, March 26th, the day I was born to her, and, decades later, the day she departed from me.