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Have you ever said that someone biased against queer people was probably secretly gay? Find out why this as a dangerous line of thinking.
It’s great to offer to be there for someone – but how can you actually show up when they’re having a tough time? These simple ideas can make it doable!
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.
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.
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.
What the Wedding Industrial Complex Is Ever thought about how many people’s jobs depend on the pressure to get married? The wedding industry may seem harmless, but it’s feeding us some toxic ideas.
It’s normal to sometimes feel frustrated with yourself when your healing process is taking forever.
There’s a harmful idea that people with degrees are better than those without them – and you might be falling for it if you’d say these things to a college dropout.
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.
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.
If someone you care about has a miscarriage, you want to support them – but it’s hard to know how. These steps can help you figure it out.
“What do you have to be depressed about?” Many adults think young people’s mental health issues are just a phase of youth. Time to take them more seriously.
High schoolers are doing some impressive activism these days – but it can be challenging to balance school with activism. These tips can help.