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Life

Educating Family

I love my family. I love how they raised me, and I love how open minded they are. That doesn’t mean they never say cringe worthy things. And I can’t keep silent.

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Life

Communication in Friendships

Ever had an email or chat conversation with a friend, talking about meeting up only to have the other disappear into thin air when you go into the details? And not because they suddenly decide they don’t want to see you, but just… I don’t know why. I wish I knew.

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Feminism

Thoughts From a Young Feminist

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about my feminist identity and what it means when I proudly declare, “I’m a feminist” in any setting. I do feel like this happens for me pretty regularly. Maybe it is the field of work I’ve chosen or the crowd I run with or the challenges to women today and […]

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Perspectives

My Son Came Out to Me. Now What?

I am an ally for LGBTQ people.  In the past few years, I have been educating myself on these issues and all forms of oppression, exploring diversity in its many variations and definitions.  And just when I was getting pretty comfortable – don’t do that because it means you’re getting smug – life threw me […]