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And so it seams

This is a guest post by Brenda Mendez, an alumna from CLRJ's Latinas Empowered for Action (LEA) program in recognition of Denim Day 2013 As I brush my fingertips across my lips, I can’t fathom the pain that surges from the pulling and gripping at my hips. I use my upper body strength to push my legs away from the sleeves of those coarse, cruel pair of jeans. Rubbing against my thighs was not my own pair of hands, but a different set that felt novel to the removal of the layers I carry with me each day. Checked out were both my mind and body. Checked out was the looming figure on top who forced himself on me. The striking of each ...