Amy Eileen Hamm

Amy Eileen Hamm

A Lady’s Duty to Submit—Then And Now

A Lady’s Duty to Submit—Then And Now

In 1956, my Grandma Claire gave birth to the first of her five children and soon after divorced the father, an Australian who turned out to be a drunk and besotted loser. Her father was so embarrassed by the divorce that he banned her from the family home. Claire refused

Amy Eileen Hamm
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I’m a Nurse. But No, I Don’t Want to Be a Hero

I’m a Nurse. But No, I Don’t Want to Be a Hero

If you’re a nurse in British Columbia, as I am, your employee identification probably sports a small golden triangle imposed over a black background. It’s the same symbol often seen on road signs marking disaster response routes. When presented, such identification can allow emergency personnel to traverse controlled

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I’m a Feminist Mother. But I Don’t Need a ‘Feminist Birth’

I’m a Feminist Mother. But I Don’t Need a ‘Feminist Birth’

When my first was born—a bit early, just shy of 36 weeks—he couldn’t breathe. He let out a brief, warbled cry, then fell silent. He was taken from my grasp in seconds, before it felt like he had ever really been with me at all. He required

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