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    Now that we are good friends
    Now that we have been
    To the edge of life and death and back together
    I want you to know
    I am sorry I ever called you names
    That I didn’t appreciate your beauty
    That instead of calling you a miracle
    I called you weak
    I was wrong
    You are the gift I get to keep my whole life
    And I would not trade you for anything

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    It’s hard to wait two weeks between these interviews, and I’ve been especially impatient to share Amanda Wood’s story with you all. Amanda shares her experiences growing up multi-racial and multi-cultural…


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  • Dress Codes, Pop Stars, and Pornography – oh my!

    This month’s article by Lori Boland from the YWCA Metro Vancouver is extra timely in the midst of our current conversations around the systemic issue of harassment of women and girls in…

  • Personal Histories: Larissa Gessner

    I am delighted to officially begin the Personal History series with Larissa Gessner. Larissa was one of the first women to contact me when I put out the call for submissions,…

  • Fingers Crossed

    I was so excited to share my news with you a few weeks ago when I found out that Milo and Georgie is nominated for a Forest of Reading Award! ……