No, I Don’t Believe You

Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, abuse, trauma, ptsd --- When the thing drowning out this world’s usual noise is the sound of thousands upon thousands of women fiercely admitting, yeah, #metoo, it gets harder to piece the words together, harder to separate memories of abuse from what’s happening right now. I’ve been crawling through the … Continue reading No, I Don’t Believe You

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How Planned Parenthood Fights for Women, and Why We Must Fight for Planned Parenthood

At a young age, I realized most people in very conservative circles think of feminists and women's rights advocates as baby-killing, loud, destined-for-hell type of people. I was taught abortions are murder and anyone who believes in a woman's right to choose might as well be a murderer too. To many, grey areas do not … Continue reading How Planned Parenthood Fights for Women, and Why We Must Fight for Planned Parenthood

surviving

I'm in that coffee shop I can't seem to leave, suffocating on the air I swear is thicker today, and applying for disability services with my college. There's a sad song playing in my headphones and I'm trying to hold back the tears, even though I know it's not really about me. Right? Can anyone else confirm … Continue reading surviving