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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

The Story of Telling My Story

I moved from Illinois to Florida to attend an MFA program in creative writing, where I received a fellowship to attend. I experienced some culture shock, going from a culturally diverse community to a... Continue reading »

Abuse

I am Stronger Despite What He Did To Me

I told him that I wasn't ready. He started to do things to me anyway. I told him no, asked him to stop, and tried to laugh it off when he didn't. Continue reading »

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