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The Weight of Shame and How it Moves Us

Defining Shame A possibly shameful confession: I chose to write a blog post about shame because I wanted to understand it and have an excuse to explore it fully. Like a distant lover, I know it well but don’t feel like I understand it at all. Yet when I searched for...

Embodiment and Its Discontents

“Be present in your body.” It’s the opening to every yoga class and every mindfulness exercise.   But for trans people and survivors of sexual or intimate partner violence, it can be a monumental ask and sometimes an impossible one.  Sometimes I...