It’s Easy

There’s an easy way to affect change. We can monitor our words. Omit everyday derogatory terms that go unnoticed, such as “gypped (gipped),” “felon,” “thug,” and “Indian giver.” We can stop using terms such as “bipolar,” “ADHD,” and “retarded” as adjectives to describe a person’s attitude and intelligence, and we can be mindful of casualContinue reading “It’s Easy”

Exuding

Because I wasn’t allowed to explore my sexuality, I had no idea how powerful it was—and I was exuding it. Like an oblivious kid walking down a long hallway with a “kick me” sign on my back. Except my sign read “use me.” I didn’t know I was a target. I learned the hard way.