RAF – Minx: A Memoir, Pt. III/III

   Before we dive into the final segment of this interview, I want to virtually applaud Minx for her strength, courage and vulnerability. Her truth has shed light on topics that most people are too afraid or ashamed to speak openly about. The female experience of abuse and heart ache is not something to be [...]

RAF – Minx: A Memoir, Part II/III

 If you missed Part I of this RAF Series, you can find it here. CONTENT NOTE: This series covers topics of domestic/sexual abuse and abortion, sometimes in explicit detail. You can find helpful resources regarding these two topics at the bottom of the article.  Minx left off by sharing with the readers that in her [...]

RAF – Minx: A Memoir, Pt. I/III

 This Month’s RAF Series features an old friend of mine. We have 23 years of herstory together, having met in kindergarten at the age of 4. CONTENT NOTE: This series covers topics of domestic abuse, sexual assault and relationships between a minor and an adult. Through her confessions and telling, I believe women of all ages [...]

RAF: Rape vs. Education, Pt III (finale)

 Sex. It’s a taboo subject. Slowly I see this changing. But not fast enough. We were all born from sex. It can be beautiful, celebrated, but we need to be honest about it, with ourselves, and with our children. They are the future. If we don’t teach them, someone else will. Children are brilliant, they [...]

RAF: Rape vs. Education, Pt. II/III

   I’m having flashbacks to the first time I saw the Vagina Monologues performed at my university back home in Ontario. My Short Skirt…that was the one they ended on. A young woman, wearing a tight red tank top and a tight, short, leather skirt took the stage, and began expressing how her “short skirt [...]