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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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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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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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The End of Dressember

This year, I participate in Dressember for the very first time. Born five years ago, Dressember, a challenge to wear a dress every day for the month of December, has been from the start a celebration of femininity and freedom. … Continue reading

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