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LGBTQIA+

Bullied For Being Asexual

'But you haven't lived until you've had sex!' declared my friend. Everyone else agreed with her, ganging up on me. I walked away, feeling as if I was somehow broken or damaged. Continue reading »

Racism

Mija: Growing Up in a Multicultural Blended Family

I have a multicultural family. After my mother passed away, our father eventually met a Mexican divorcée from work. Our family grew instantly. Growing up, it seemed normal for me to have a family... Continue reading »

Abuse

Everyday, I Hope Nothing Triggers Me

Being triggered is the worst thing. Imagine you are in the grocery store. You are having a pretty good day, but suddenly, something triggers you. You start to shake. You feel nauseous. You sweat.... Continue reading »

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