What Makes Me Spicie?

What Makes Me Spicie?

By Alicia Taylor What makes me Spicie? 1. I stand up for what I believe in. I may not believe what you believe, however, I am not one of those women that will agree with you in order to keep the peace. I have a right to my opinions, thoughts and feelings. Guess what? A […]

Why I Am a Spicie Woman- Tracy’s Turn

Why I Am a Spicie Woman- Tracy’s Turn

By Tracy Madlener My parents divorced when I was about two years old.  I’m sure being just eighteen had something to do with it, as I can’t imagine being so mature at that age to be an adult, a parent, and now divorced before ever having a legal drink at the bar.  Yes, they were […]

Don’t Be Ashamed Of Your Body – It Is Your Temple!

Don’t Be Ashamed Of Your Body – It Is Your Temple!

By: Grace Alexander (Guest Columnist) Recently we published an article about a female representative in the Michigan House being banned from the floor and prevented on voting on upcoming bills because she used the word “vagina” when talking about reproductive health. The men in the room accused her of being foulmouthed, saying that the word […]

Why I Choose To Be A Spicie Woman

Why I Choose To Be A Spicie Woman

By Anise Smith I will start by saying that I never used to consider myself a feminist, only a black woman trying to make her way in a tough world. What made me focus on the ideology of feminism is that I am both a woman and black, which is twice as hard as being […]

If You Can’t Say It, You Can’t Regulate It: What I learned From Henry Rollins

If You Can’t Say It, You Can’t Regulate It: What I learned From Henry Rollins

By Amanda Fox Vagina There, I said it. Vagina. I said it again, and the world did not end! I’m also pretty sure no one got pregnant because I said it. The way some people view the word, however, you would think both of those things happened and everything in between. We’d all like to […]

Why I’m a Spicie Woman

Why I’m a Spicie Woman

By Sharon Hayes “If not me, then who?” is a question I’ll often ask of those who ask me why I’m involved with Spicie. Although we have a growing fan base,  I’ve had a few friends question why I’d want to be involved with anything of a controversial nature given I’m in business. The longer […]

Honorary Spicie Woman Nominee: Pauley Perrette

Honorary Spicie Woman Nominee: Pauley Perrette

By Carrie Eckles Pauley Perrette is a name that came up as part of our search for honorary Spicie women who we feel merits some discussion.  After some reflection on her career and life, we feel that she possesses many of the qualities that we feel make up what it is to be Spicie. Smart, […]

Fibromyalgia And Me: Living With An Invisible Illness

Fibromyalgia And Me: Living With An Invisible Illness

By Knikkolette Church I didn’t start out feeling sick, my first symptom was a bad memory.  I couldn’t remember anything – the smallest things, the largest things – everything that used to be easy for me to remember was now slipping my mind.  I felt like I was going crazy!  This was almost ten years […]

Self-Injury Facts and Fallacies: SIAD 2013

Self-Injury Facts and Fallacies: SIAD 2013

By Amanda Fox Trigger Warning: this blog post contains information about self-harm. “I don’t cut because I want to die. I cut because I want to live.” That could easily be the motto of Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) this year. Self-Injury occurs in about one in every eight individuals at some point in their lifetime. […]