As part of the Australian Women Writers Challenge’s (AWW) commitment to diversity, there was a focus on lesbian/queer women writers during October 2015. Francesca’s mini essay ‘Give breath a chance’ was the final piece in a series of four.
‘I look up the words permissive and rebel, wonder what one might look like… Permissive rebel. Permissio rebellis. Permit war.
‘Who was it that said: What other people think of you is none of your business?
‘You can’t change the heart of an oppressor, but you can change your own heart.’