Archive for October, 2016

CSH Demolition Gallery

October 24, 2016

The following photos are a collection taken during the demolition of Central State Hospital between 1996 and 1998.

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Welcome to Kentucky Historic Institutions! — Kentucky Historic Institutions

October 23, 2016

The mission of this group is to preserve the memories and histories of Kentucky’s forgotten (and, occasionally, still active) institutions, asylums, and hospitals. Written, visual, and oral histories will be provided for the various institutions so please check our website frequently for updates. The main page of this website also houses a blog; this blog […]

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The body knows: trauma and the body — Beyond Meds

October 23, 2016

I’ve posted several times now about Bessel van der Kolk’s work. Below are some quotes from his book ” The Body Keeps the Score,” that Laura K. Kerr selected. She is currently reading the book. I look forward to her writing on her thoughts about the book when she completes it. She writes wonderful posts on […]

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Frankfort State Hospital and School Image Gallery

October 22, 2016

Gallery post.

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Frankfort State Hospital & School

October 22, 2016

On March 1, 1860, Governor Magoffin signed a bill to create an institution for the education and training of the feeble-minded children of Kentucky. Children were divided into classes according to …

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One Woman And The Truth

October 9, 2016

“What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open.” -Muriel Rukeyser

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One Woman And The Truth

October 9, 2016

Madam Nomad

muriel“What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life?
The world would split open.”

Muriel Rukeyser

Since all indications point to the fact that we are living in a virtually inescapable trap that I have come to call The Patrix , and that this trap, this machine,  is busily in the process of destroying all capacity of the Earth to sustain life, I have decided it is time for me to lay out my own truth.  There is nothing left to lose. It is time to split the world open.

 Deconstructing The Patrix

The Patrix (a Gaia University coinage meaning the ‘patriarchal matrix’ or matrix of oppression) is an ever present, potent and frequently invisible shape-maker of human cultures. It consists of thousands of dysfunctional thought patterns (memes) that function as a mutually supporting complex, interlocking system. These memes are installed in our individual…

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Tranz Trances, Session 2

October 9, 2016

Madam Nomad

In this Session I will be dis-enchanting the Tranz Trance with a bit of scholarship from famed gyno/ethicist,  Mary Daly.  I recently picked up her book Gyn/Ecology after 30 years and the effect of reading it now as an old woman is nothing less than shattering. I heartily wish I had taken heed of her message the first around.

Erasing Women

I came to this college town 3 years ago, hoping to repair my relationship with my daughter, in the wake of my having been chemically raped by doctors during her childhood.  I lived with her for nine months in a student housing coop. I went to a local rape crisis center looking for support for my post-incest trauma, I considered connecting with a woman’s center associated with the university and I became involved with an arts organization. And what I noticed happening in all of these…

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Tranz Trances, Session 2

October 9, 2016

The Tranz fad is not about liberation of the sexes and freedom of sexual expression, although this is the ad copy that is being presented. It is nothing less than the new face of Goddess Murder, an…

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