Learning to Cope

Sometimes when we experience pain we begin to shield ourselves from the world.  Our instinct is to build an imaginary brick wall so that no one can hurt us again – or so we hope.  From past experiences, we learn to recognize the antagonists in our lives.  We associate...

How to Recognize the Signs of Trafficking

One sunny afternoon in North East LA I was looking at apartment rentals. I found a place with an amazing price, but when I arrived the inside was fairly dilapidated. Disappointed I began to walk back to my car. When I noticed a white van parked in front of my car I cautiously made my way around it, got in my car, and locked the doors…

It’s hard out for a pimp

Ever since I joined Two Wings, I’ve noticed words, phrasing, and even vocabulary more than ever. Which is saying something for a writer. I’ve noticed the way we utilize language to describe bad situations, like “I just raped that deal” or “Keep your pimp hand strong”…

Getting to Know Tyler Knott

Tyler Knott is an up and coming poet as well as a brilliant photographer based in the glorious state of Montana. He was recently featured as part of our Valentine’s giveaway, collaborating his haikus with various teas. Throughout this interview, you’ll be able to feel...

Introducing Dana – Author for justice

Hey Internet and Two Wing friends, I’m Dana—your new blog writer and contributor. 20 something, passionate, socially aware, City of Angels resident. Where to start my first article? So many ways and such little time. I never thought I’d join a team fighting against...

Victims and Society, A Closer Look

When you hear the word prostitute, what do you immediately think of? Women selling their bodies, “morally corrupt” women, social outcasts, morally polluted––generally, not a very positive picture is constructed. We tend to think that women who engage in commercial sex...
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