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Accessing My Erotic Power

Photo by Dan Stark on Unsplash

Recently, I read an essay by Audre Lorde entitled Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power. In this article, Lorde discusses how women’s erotic power has been suppressed and how we need to access it and use it to its fullest extent.

This made me think of all the ways in which my erotic power has been suppressed. Of course, as a child of sexual abuse, I often struggled with my sexual desires and identity. Additionally…

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