Blessed Is The Fruit Of Thy Womb, Or Why I Ran Out On My Moon Mother Workshop

Aisling Walsh
Mar 16, 2018 · 11 min read

Why did a workshop designed to make me feel comfortable with my body leave me feeling so gross?

II t was a long and winding road that led me to the basement of a 19th century stately house in Brussels for my initiation. Lined along a narrow stairwell leading down to the basement with 40 or so other women, all in bare feet, all waiting in silent awe for Miranda Gray to personally welcome us into the Moon Mother sisterhood, I began to wonder, how did I get here? And why had I already begun to wish I had never come?

‘The odor of TERF-ism [that] surrounds the movement as a whole really needs to be addressed.’

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Aisling Walsh

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Researcher, writing and translator based between Ireland and Guatemala. Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholar at NUI Galway. She/Her @AxliWrites

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Aisling Walsh

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Researcher, writing and translator based between Ireland and Guatemala. Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholar at NUI Galway. She/Her @AxliWrites

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The conversation is much more interesting when everyone has a voice. Media funded and run by women; new content daily.

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