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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

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

Street Sizeism

“The only way a fattie like you will get laid is if you’re raped.” I'm obese. I'm huge. I'm not one of those girls that people say "You're not really fat, though.” People on... Continue reading »

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