Surviving Psycho-Pharmaceutical Trials

Essay and photos By Sheila L. Ferguson My new medications make me feel like I can’t cry anymore. Even in my dreams I’ve noticed I cannot access...

How I Survived the Sex Industry

I still have nightmares about being unable to find my second hot pink fishnet thigh-high in time to put it on before they called my stage name,...

A Survivor’s Prayer

Our Father Our Father Who art in Heaven Our Father Who art in Heaven And provides a blistering Hell Hallowed be thy name Father, Daddy, Dad Father who art in Heaven Pardon et moi Our Father Loathing you Screaming...

My Abuser Became Even More Dangerous After I Got Away

Three years or so after I left my abuser, an old roommate contacted me via social media to ask me if I had heard the news. “No,” I...

How Does Boudoir Help Individuals Embrace Their Sexuality/Sensuality?

Boudoir (/ˈbuːdwɑːr/; French: ) is a woman's private sitting room or salon in a furnished accommodation usually between the dining room and the bedroom, but can also...
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