Cortnie Owens is a current Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Psychology, and Journalism student in Cincinnati, Ohio while also working in Social Media Marketing. She loves cats, coffee and writing at her blog, That Cortnie Girl. She is most passionate about feminism, queer issues, body issues and empowering women. You can see more from Cortnie on her Facebook page.
I say my strength came out of weakness, because I just got so tired. It was like being beaten. I was really very near death, and weak, and tired, and that’s what made me start to stand up for myself; just because I was so tired of listening to other people and everyone else’s judgement.