“Dangerous Beasts”: The Threat of the Outspoken Woman

By Europe & Me's Nicoletta Enria “A woman who writes has power. A woman with power is feared, In the eyes of the world this makes us dangerous beasts”.Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa Let’s face it – nobody likes an outspoken woman. Expressing an opinion, and god forbid – expressing anger regarding any form of injustice perpetrated … Continue reading “Dangerous Beasts”: The Threat of the Outspoken Woman

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A poem by Drea Sebastiano-Stanley I don’t know what happened while I was sleeping Was it a full moon Did some cosmic force collide Because today I feel a peace I haven’t had Or perhaps Forgotten Drea occasionally is a commentary writer, poet, and stand-up comedian. She frequently has a problem with committing to “labels” … Continue reading Untitled

‘I’m a strong woman; I’ll never be in a controlling relationship’ and other lies I’ve told myself

By Laura Dawson Raised by an all-female family, I was always encouraged to be independent, strong-minded and go after all I wanted. My mother and sisters, who are ever advocates for female empowerment, championed equality in relationships and life. So, the last place I expected to end up was in an emotionally abusive and controlling … Continue reading ‘I’m a strong woman; I’ll never be in a controlling relationship’ and other lies I’ve told myself