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Author: Confluence

Go Home, He Said

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy: Jacqueline Gates  Confluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. Home, is my favorite four letter word. It’s the root of all my teaching and the place I learn the most. It’s where my magic happens. When the Governor of Virginia told the white supremacists to go home after the horrible riots last summer, his words felt like a body blow. Go home, he said. To what? I asked. *** Yes, sending them home means a return to peaceful streets. But until we address what goes on in those homes, that...

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Me Too…or…It Was Me

Reading Time: 1 minuteI’ve been the instigator and the perpetrator of systemic sexism and rape culture. I’m not proud of it, but I won’t pretend like it missed me somehow just because I was raised by women, or because I’m so woke.

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You Know You Might be a Booty Call When…

Reading Time: < 1 minuteI have no issue with the concept of a booty call. If both partners are consenting and know exactly what they’ve signed up for – great. However, it seems as though women can’t see the forest for the trees inside the booty call at times.

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Instead Of Marching, I Will Nest

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Jacqueline Gates Confluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. I awoke this morning, finally clear about something I’ve been wobbly about ever since the election results came in more than a year ago. See, I’ve been dithering how to show up amidst the turmoil, how best to embody the Sovereignty that is at the core of my BEing, when the basic sovereignty of others is so much at risk. Whether to join the activism of those who align with … the women, the LGBTQ, the people of every-colour, or whether to stay aligned...

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