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Dressember Update #4

Merry [belated] Christmas!! I hope your day was full of love and cheer. As of today, Dressember has raised over $950,000!!!  That’s $25,000 more than last year.  Here’s proof of my continued participation: As we celebrate the birth of He … Continue reading

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Dressember 2016 Update #3

I’m a writer.  That usually means that I’m pretty good at putting my thoughts into writing–much better, in fact, at writing what I think than at saying what I think. It also happens that sometimes, when I feel something very … Continue reading

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Dressember Update #2

According to the National Institute of Justice, human trafficking is: “Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years … Continue reading

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How is a Dream Fulfilled?: A Poem, Writing News, and Dressember Update

(If you’re just here for a new poem, skip to the bottom–but be warned, you’re missing out on exciting things 😉 ) This past week has been an exciting one for me!  Wednesday was the last day of November, which … Continue reading

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Dressember 2016 and Why You Should Join

Good Monday, my dear readers!  I hope your week is off to a good start.  It rained where I am today–and I absolutely love the rain.  See this poem as an example of that love, and also as an example … Continue reading

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Dressember Part 1

What is Dressember? I’m glad you asked. Dressember is about freedom and dignity for all women–really, for all people. It uses fashion as a way to advocate for women who have been exploited for their femininity. For the 31 days … Continue reading

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Preparing for Dressember 2015

Slavery in the United States officially ended on December 6, 1865. A common assumption is that this means slavery is no longer an issue in the world. This is far from the truth. In our world today, there are an … Continue reading

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Wondering if Romance is Still Real (The Answer is Yes)

Over the holiday season, I worked at Barnes and Noble.  The quickest path to the break room through the shelves heavy with thousands of books was down the romance aisle. Now, I’ve never considered myself a typical girl.  Sure, I … Continue reading

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Long-Due Dressember Update

I haven’t been very good about posting Dressember updates recently, but here’s the last several days!  For those of you unfamiliar with what Dressember is, check out this earlier post where I explain it.  There’s only a few more days … Continue reading

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The Remedy for Our Mortality, and a Dressember Update

The Remedy for Our Mortality Start hearin’ it in high school, The cacophony of voices: Where are you going to college? Whatcha gonna study? Where you gonna go after that? You got to have a ten-year plan, ya see, Typed … Continue reading

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