Lately the news has left us with a heavy heart. Christine Blasey Ford was judged and the shame she has carried from her sexual assault years earlier was no longer a private mourning– but a public one. She did a hard thing and I do think that it will inspire others to do the hard thing– to tell the truth. Women are being heard-and ignored. We are speaking out- and being talked over. The way forward is to keep being heard and to speak our truth. The way forward is to prop each other up when we are ignored or silenced and get louder.
The midterm elections will drastically change our power and voice. We must vote. The steps below will take less than five minutes.
First, make sure you are registered to vote here.
Learn about your candidates and the issues they stand for here.
This moment in time reminds me of the Odyssey–a non linear epic voyage where the themes will be written by women.