Street Harassment

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.” – Maya Angelou “Hey baby, I love you.” It would be cute, sweet even, if the speaker was my boyfriend. But when it is a stranger on the street, it is not sweet. It…

Life in Community

One of the most incredible things about life here in Dar, more incredible even than the beach, ocean, and glorious sunshine, is life in community. There is something about life here that draws people together–even people who, in other contexts, might never be friends. I’ll readily admit that, as a twenty-eight year old single, I…