Stanford victim deserves to be heard…

"One night in January 2015, two Stanford University graduate students biking across campus spotted a freshman thrusting his body on top of an unconscious, half-naked woman behind a dumpster. This March, a California jury found the former student, 20-year-old Brock Allen Turner, guilty of three counts of sexual assault. Turner faced a maximum of 14 years … Continue reading Stanford victim deserves to be heard…

I don’t like the phrase “A cry for help.”

Taken from my best friend's facebook wall (originally taken from a Therapist's wall and posted by PostSecret) Disclaimer: Committing suicide does not mean that someone was not strong or wasn't fighting. Everyone's journey with mental illness is their own and it is a really fucking hard one. I just really appreciated this (in light of recent … Continue reading I don’t like the phrase “A cry for help.”

#itsnotawomansduty to explain feminism to you…

 I did that thing you are not supposed to do... I got into an internet argument (facebook comment section--always the best place for civil educated conversation, right?) with a family member championing men's rights. He was offended by a section of a parking lot assigned to women for pregnancy and said it was an affront to feminism. … Continue reading #itsnotawomansduty to explain feminism to you…

The Physical Manifestations Of Anxiety

I didn't even know my bleeding fingers were a sign of an intense internal struggle... "Typing this is incredibly painful. At times, the alternatively throbbing and piercing pain is unbearable; at others, it’s a friendly, familiar sensation that makes me feel rooted in my body and less prone to distraction. But it’s always a liability—caused by … Continue reading The Physical Manifestations Of Anxiety