Thoughts on the importance of Instagram banning graphic images of self harm and why a much larger discussion needs to happen

This was originally posted on my new blog, but I felt it was important to share it here as well. It is very rare that I have put a trigger warning on a post, but considering the subject matter, I think it would be appropriate in this case. So if you are triggered by discussions … Continue reading Thoughts on the importance of Instagram banning graphic images of self harm and why a much larger discussion needs to happen

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

2018 was such a wild year, and as I look back on it, I can't help but feel really positive and proud. There were so many things that happened that could have completely broken me, but they didn't. There is no doubt that leaving my husband and all of the drama that followed (including him … Continue reading Looking Back, Looking Forward

Made to Suffer for Her Sins by Christina Cauterucci for Slate and my thoughts

The Trump administration’s policies on family separation and abortion are driven by one view: A woman’s pain is fitting punishment. -Made to Suffer for Her Sins, by Christina Cauterucci for Slate. We need to stop pretending that all of this is about anything other than violent, toxic hatred - primarily misogyny and racism. There have … Continue reading Made to Suffer for Her Sins by Christina Cauterucci for Slate and my thoughts