Dressember Update #4

Merry [belated] Christmas!! I hope your day was full of love and cheer. As of today, Dressember has raised over $950,000!!!  That’s $25,000 more than last year.  Here’s proof of my continued participation: As we celebrate the birth of He who came to set prisoners free, please consider donating to Dressember to help free those …

Dressember 2016 Update #3

I’m a writer.  That usually means that I’m pretty good at putting my thoughts into writing–much better, in fact, at writing what I think than at saying what I think. It also happens that sometimes, when I feel something very deeply, I have a hard time writing it.  These times always are frustrating, given how …

Dressember Update #2

According to the National Institute of Justice, human trafficking is: “Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age. The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or …

Dressember Part 1

What is Dressember? I’m glad you asked. Dressember is about freedom and dignity for all women–really, for all people. It uses fashion as a way to advocate for women who have been exploited for their femininity. For the 31 days of December, Dressember participants commit to wearing a dress every day to raise awareness of …

Long-Due Dressember Update

I haven’t been very good about posting Dressember updates recently, but here’s the last several days!  For those of you unfamiliar with what Dressember is, check out this earlier post where I explain it.  There’s only a few more days to donate to IJM!  If you’d like to support their work of bringing freedom and …