What Do You Do When a State Embraces Hate?

Tomorrow night I’m flying to Raleigh, North Carolina to meet up with my husband who has been there for work since Sunday.  We booked the long weekend way back in February, before Republican governor Pat McCrory held a special state assembly vote to pass a controversial and hateful bill which denies transgender individuals the right …

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Body Image is a Bitch

I hate my body.  But, probably not in the way you think... Body image is a weird thing. Growing up I wasn’t really a chubby kid. I did have a round face with chubby cheeks. I wasn’t rail thin but I wasn’t overweight either. I was fairly average I’d say. I went to a small …

I’m Not Happy

I am not happy.  I feel like people don’t admit that out loud anymore. Social media has trained us to only show the best parts of ourselves and “show off” how great our lives are.  I want to make clear that I’m not unhappy in a devastating way; it’s more of a general blasé glaze …