With a Guaranteed Livable Income, women would not have to be economically dependent on men. It would increase women’s ability to resist exploitation and abuse from bosses, co-workers, landlords, pimps, and battering husbands.
Dominique Christina is an award-winning poet, author, educator, and activist. She holds poetry slam titles including US National Poetry Slam Champion and Women of the World Slam Champion. Her work is greatly influenced by her family's legacy in the Civil Rights Movement and by the idea that words make worlds.
This podcast is an excerpt from Dominique’s workshop at Vancouver Rape Relief’s event for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in 2018.
In this interview, "black, lesbian, womanist, feminist, poet and survivor" e nina jay tells us how working at a rape crisis center brought her to poetry, how she survives rape and incest, why women-only space is important and how she challenges racism in the feminist movement.
They say feminist struggles have made great steps forward. But we are still being murdered.
They say now women have more voice. But we are still being murdered.
They say women are now taken into account. But we are still being murdered.