I’m A Feminist (No, I Don’t Hate Men)

 I’m a feminist. Wow, what a statement; with so many anti-feminism things happening in the word, it’s empowering for me to state this. Granted, in real life everyone knows I’m a feminist and I did get a Bachelor’s in Women and

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Posted in empowerment, feminism, heteronormativity, intersectionality, misogyny, musings, real life, sexism, social justice, surviving

Racism Exists (Don’t Inform Me About My Life Experience)

In the last few days, there has been numerous blog posts, articles, and media covering the horrible reality occurring in Ferguson. With the death of one young man, the curtain of covert racism has been ripped away for the world

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Grief and Loss and Healing

(Due to the nature of this post, I hesitated in publishing it for two days; not because it wasn’t important but because I couldn’t publish it right away. This topic matter here is incredibly personal and I am still grieving. Thank

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The reality behind depression (How Robin Williams Saved My Life)

“They’re not that different from you, are they? Same haircuts. Full of hormones, just like you. Invincible, just like you feel. The world is their oyster. They believe they’re destined for great things, just like many of you, their eyes

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Posted in anxiety, depression, musings, real life, self-esteem, surviving

I’m Bossy

“I like bossy girls. I always have. I like people filled with life” -Amy Poehler I remember the first time someone told me that I was being bossy; I think I was about five or six years old and was

Posted in empowerment, feminism, heteronormativity, intersectionality, misogyny, musings, real life, surviving

Health and Happiness

Lately I’ve been reading up on the benefits of bikram yoga and running; as well as how to change my eating habits as well as make better choices when it comes to food. I’ve never been an athletic person-whatever ability

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Posted in anxiety, body image, empowerment, musings, real life, self-esteem, surviving

Rape Isn’t A Compliment. EVER.

I couldn’t be silent about an issue that is a constant in my life due to the fact that as a woman I have been socialized and taught to be afraid. I am told that if something wrong happens to

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