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LGBTQIA+

Asexual. Not Broken.

I’m a gender-queer asexual. I was 16 when I finally felt comfortable comfortable being asexual. I remember writing an English essay on being different. I was pulled out of class and asked if I... Continue reading »

Racism

Growing Up In a Multi-Racial Household

Telling someone that I am half-Indian always guarantees an interesting response. It often takes some clarification: “yes, from India”, “yes, my father is actually Indian, as in brown coloured skin”, and “I couldn’t tell... Continue reading »

Abuse

My Experience As A Foster Kid

I came from a dysfunctional home of drug addiction, which went along with emotional, physical and sexual abuse as a young child. But I didn’t finish growing up in that home. I went through... Continue reading »

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