George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) 1819-1880

  Image: Portrait of George Eliot by Samuel Laurence, circa 1860   In both her professional and her personal life Mary Ann (later Marian) Evans, better known to us as George Eliot, stands as an impressive example of a woman challenging social expectations of femininity in the later nineteenth century: Mary Ann was an assuredly…

Suzzan Blac

Trigger Warning for content   I am a survivor of severe and prolonged physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Which began by the hands of my mother, who physically and emotionally, abused me every day of my life. She also enabled one of her boyfriends to sexually abuse me. I have experienced domestic abuse, both physical…