Areas of interest include: feminism, queer issues, social justice, witchcraft, sexual assault, mental illness, healing, digital activism, technology. Available for freelance assignments.
Let’s talk about why you may be skeptical about self-diagnosis – and why it can useful for some folks with mental illness.
Reason #1: “It implies that rape is sometimes deserved.” Your anger is understandable – but here’s what’s dangerous about wishing for rapists to be raped.
On the cultural beliefs that fueled my disordered eating.
Hating a marginalized and vulnerable group of people isn't okay
Myth #2: “Self-harm is done for attention.” This author learned about self-harm at a young age, and in a terrible way. Let’s do better by unlearning these myths.
Are Himalayan salt lamps a hoax - or are they truly effective? And is the placebo effect a sham or an important function of medicine?
Dealing with the symptoms of mental illness can be hard enough – and these examples of ableism on campus make college even tougher for students.
Some bigots may be uneducated - but history makes it abundantly clear that someone’s level of education isn’t inherently linked to how open-minded or progressive they are.
Dark humor has always been prevalent in the memeopshere - but a new, popular trend is the very antithesis of self-deprecation and existential dread.
When people speak about their traumas, we’re often quick to suggest that they see a therapist. Therapy can be healing and valuable - but 'just' seeing a therapist isn't that simple.
Do you have any New Year's resolutions relating to travel? Here are a few you might want to consider.
Seeing the beauty in my partner helped me see the beauty in myself.
2016 has been a difficult year for so many survivors and victims of sexual assault. Here are a few love-filled resolutions that may work for you.
Men are slowly learning to talk about their feelings. But what happens when they don't return the emotional labor women do for them?
As a witch, I’m making a number of witch-centric resolutions to welcome in 2017. Hopefully they will inspire you to grow as a witch in 2017, and to approach the year with an optimistic and hopeful mindset.