A Service to Survivors

By Jacqueline Glenn Sometimes a shiny pink bag makes all the difference. “Wow! What pretty bags these ladies will get to carry around,” a worker for True North of Columbia exclaimed when I dropped off these care packages. Containing personal care items such as shampoo, dish soap, washcloths, and more, these bags will reach domesticContinue reading “A Service to Survivors”

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

It’s taken a while for me to write this. Even anonymously, it is hard to share my story with a world full of strangers. Yet, it is this discomfort that drives me to share my story. It is unfair for there to be a stigma when dealing with the trauma of sexual assault. People canContinue reading “April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month”

Rage Against the Dying of the Light

Article submitted by AnonymousPoem Excerpts from “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas It was senior year in high school, I was trying to come out of the closet. I just wanted to be accepted. My brother, who was my best friend, wouldn’t accept me unless I had sex with hisContinue reading “Rage Against the Dying of the Light”

In Her Own Words: Domestic Violence

By Esperanza Cafuné  You don’t owe anyone your story. You don’t need to be trauma-bounded. You don’t have to explain yourself to anyone.  Unless you are ready to share, ready to scream out into the abyss, to proclaim your fear of loss, fear of what you have lost, and fear of what you will loseContinue reading “In Her Own Words: Domestic Violence”