by Jessica Donatelli When we think of the word “activism,” we are often flooded with images of brave, iconic individuals throughout history. People that stood up for the greater good despite rampant opposition from those around them. People like Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malala Yousafzai. Sometimes, however, activism occurs amidst the familiar… Continue reading Weekend Activists
by Elizabeth Hotaling Brita Nowak put the semi into first gear and then slowly let out the clutch. The rig moved forward. She had never felt anything like it. “It’s better than sex,” she laughed and she knew she wanted to do this forever and ever and ever. After 10 years in Hollywood, her gig… Continue reading In Motion – AFC Trucking through America
by Paul Jepson Walking out the elevator of a Chicago hotel with my flat partner, Katie, I was caught up in one of those sudden rushes of emotion as she was met by a tidal wave of greetings from women who had only one thing in common: their flatness following mastectomy. It brought home the… Continue reading My Wife is Flat and Beautiful!
by Susan Pritchard It is uncertain whether art truly has the capacity to heal, but standing tall, unashamedly displayed in the open, are three statues of women with one breast and one scar. Altered art and monuments, they reflect the treatment and survivorship of millions of women across the globe. It’s impossible to look away… Continue reading Courage Cast in Stone