Why I Didn’t Report

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Why I Didn’t Report by Heather Bussing I’ve been raped twice. It wasn’t violent. I didn’t fight. When it’s someone you know well who has power over you, it’s rarely violent. Instead, it’s the repeated no’s, the avoidance, the laughing it off until the moment comes where those things don’t work anymore. In that moment, I […]


The Resistance of American Women

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It’s March! This means we celebrate women in history. Through the US Congress’ designation in the late 80s, this month offers a special opportunity in our schools, our workplaces, and our communities to recognize and celebrate the often-overlooked achievements of American women.  I’ll honor seven women with this post by sharing with you their stories. Heidi […]