Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement and Sexual Assault Awareness Month: An Overview
Here is a review and recap of all of the readings, resources, chats, and interviews from Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This is a compilation of the resource lists and Storify’s of Twitter teach-ins:
"Writing produces anxiety. Looking inside myself and my experience, looking at my conflicts, engenders anxiety in me. Being a writer feels very much like being a Chicana, or being queer – a lot of squirming, coming up against all sorts of walls. Or its opposite: nothing defined or definite, a boundless, floating state of limbo where I kick my heels, brood, percolate, hibernate and wait for something to happen."
- Gloria Anzaldua, Borderlands
Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement & Sexual Assault Awareness Month Reading List.
Week 3: The NPIC
1. History of Rape Crisis Movement http://www.sfwar.org/pdf/History/HIST_CALCASA_11_09.pdf
2. Up Against A Wall: Rape Reform And The Failure of Success …
Yes yes, good stuff coming in the future. Excited to create and sustain with my bestie!
So I went to the gym, and realized I didn’t have enough time for a worthwhile workout, so here I am. On the internet.
BUT ANYWAY I HAVE STORIES TO TELL Y’ALL.
So I’m quitting my magical job with wonderful benefits and understanding bosses to heal my brain and not be stressed out, because…
they say that we re-grow our skin every seven years
so by my calculations my body will forget the places
you touched me in approximately twenty two months which
is about a thousand times as long as the distance
between your bed and mine which is another way of
saying that i am moving on from…
We don’t want to survive; we want to live.