She Waits

Her patience an endearing quality, I don’t know that I deserve. My body eats my thoughts til I become blind to my own worth. She waits; While I bash my body into the mirror that feeds me lies. I fuel myself off the images given to me from the reflection, Studying the contours Of my... Continue Reading →

13 Reasons Why: My Late Triggering Critique

  CW: Subjects concerning rape, suicide, and mental illness On March 31, 2017, Netflix released the first season of a TV show called "13 Reasons Why", based on the Young Adult novel of the same name. It quickly gained popularity, and I regularly saw “Welcome To Your Tape” memes all over Facebook and Instagram, as... Continue Reading →

NYC PRIDE 2017

Last year, celebrating pride was a different experience. It was following the Pulse shooting in Orlando and I was hyper sensitive to my surroundings. I didn't want to drink or be in large groups of people. Last year I was interviewed by Mic for an article called, In the Wake of Orlando shooting, NYC's 2016 Pride Will... Continue Reading →

Never Been Loved

I-I love. I love... I don't know how to say this The words try to twist and cram into my mouth yet refuse to come out You see I have never been the girl who has been loved before I have never been the girl Whose hands you've held Whose lips you've kissed whose heart... Continue Reading →

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Awaiting the 2:34 time in the music, tense, breathing deep, hiding in the side curtain, careful not to reveal myself to the audience until it’s time.   Chattering, voices heard, hands at the ready, accepting your admission ticket. Escorted to your seat, anxiously awaiting the silence of voices and the rise of the orchestra, the... Continue Reading →

Filtered Lens

I’ll be the first to say I’m a privileged white girl. Everyday I’m able to walk down the street without fear. Because I have been privileged with ivory skin; because I have every right an American should. Every time I walk down the street I see the rights that I have being taken away from... Continue Reading →

Identity, Attraction, Expression, Oh my!

How awesome is this? I'm a visual learner so add in my bitmoji and what a fun teaching tool! Usually I teach this by a worksheet explaining the different vocabulary between your biology, gender identity, attraction, and gender expression. Starting at top left and going clockwise: Your biology may or may not match your gender identity.... Continue Reading →

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