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Dangerous Compassions

abuse

Here are some ways to say no to abuse.  Please feel free to use this language to explain a situation, break up, or ask for space. no I realize this relationship has become a way for me to distract myself from what I was put on Earth to do. That’s not appropriate. You’re not allowed… Read More »

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Audre Lorde

Men who are afraid to feel must keep women around to do their feeling for them while dismissing us for the same supposedly “inferior” capacity to feel deeply. — Audre Lorde Wow, I’m doing a project with Audre Lorde quotes, so I was reading through scads of them.  She has knocked my socks off so… Read More »

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against punishment

This is a second meeting for a workshop about how to respond to harm in healthy ways that actually help us.  It’s called Against Punishment and is important to me. I don’t want to rely on broken punitive systems.  Feels related to the work I do around abusers in radical spaces.  I believe in community… Read More »

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community responsibility

I heard–our lives are how we want them to be.  If you’re super busy, that’s what you want.  If you’re rushed, over-committed, scattered–no one’s in charge of your life but you. content warning: mention of domestic violence I heard it to shame people who are in violent relationships.  Like–if she stays even though the man… Read More »