The Modern Witch

“Womanhood is learning how to witch yourself in slow motion. When they say your name like a curse, say it back to them like an incantation. When they call you cold, show them how you conjure fire.” — Brenna Twohy Every girl goes through a period of flirtation with witchcraft. Some more intense than others. … Continue reading The Modern Witch

The Red Tide Cometh!

Maybe periods wouldn’t be so frightening if we didn’t refer to them as “red tide” or “shark week” or any other euphemism that evokes neurotoxicity or dismemberment. —  Lindy West, on a world where girls can talk about menstruation in shouts instead of whispers I’m one of those girls who calls my period things like … Continue reading The Red Tide Cometh!