When They Call You a Witch, Say Thank You

Reclaiming a Word that’s Vilified

The world tried very hard to make me ashamed of myself. It labelled me all kinds of ways in order to put me back in my place. I’ve been called every insult in the book, as much as I’ve been called “nice”, “pretty”, “beautiful”, and “smart”. But if there is one word that seems to be weaponized the most, it’s also the word that ironically…

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Karina Lafayette

Karina Lafayette

Karina is writer/filmmaker and astrologer based in Toronto. She self-published a memoir called Persephone Rises. Visit persephoneandco.org for more!