The Woman Inc.

Becoming Grandma

“Grandma Lynn?” My adult stepson’s tone tells me he’s repeating what his kids have been saying. They want my attention. I have not heard their words. It’s the first night … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Book Review

    The Liberation of Sita by Swapna Narayanan   For some of us women, who have spent our childhood reading or hearing mythological stories and folk tales, the rhetoric … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cyber VAW

                        Cyber VAW A 15 year old Canadian girl was photographed while being raped by her classmates. Those pictures … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

When Choosing Is Not Your Choice

“Here I am this is me There’s nowhere else on earth I’d rather be” No. Not one of my favourites by Bryan Adams. Just that this song explains my life … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Ananku

  Ananku Femininity that goes unaccepted remains unforgiving. Vengeance of Kamakhya in month of Ashaad – Brahmaputra devoid of ichor corroding muliebrity till it shrivels into a vestigial flicker. Decades … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rape Poem

  Rape Poem Have you ever been raped? Have you ever dreamt of love while gouging out your eyes? Has anyone ever drooled saliva onto you, like a demonic dog? … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · 1 Comment

T-Shirts I Have Known and Loved

  I’ve hung on to a lot of shirts over the years. Some are too small. Others have holes. I keep them for the memories. They remind me of how … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

Two Poems

Shelter Shift In the kitchen, she presses the phone to her ear with one hand, wooden spoon in the other. She grills fajita meat. Her brother in prison is on … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

These Comics & Memes Explain What Feminism Really Is

Easy to understand piece on why we all should be feminists!

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

May Queen

  by Lynn White   They crowned her the queen of May, the little girl. Chose her for her purity. Pure and white and smiling. Unblooded. Golden curls held by … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment