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Stupid Little Reasons to Stay

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Content warning: this piece contains mentions of suicidal ideation, PTSD, and depression The bedroom is quiet and gray. Only a strip of pearly morning glows around the edges [...]

How Tattoos Tell Our Stories

July 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

I used to have a bumper sticker—fortunately, never affixed to my car’s bumper—that read, “tattoos: not just for sailors and whores anymore.” The sex worker-shaming [...]

When Netflix Traumatizes You

June 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” is a breathtaking masterpiece and searing indictment of the American criminal justice system. The four-episode, Netflix series [...]

Notes from Nanea | Scar-Gazing

November 29, 2018 // 2 Comments

My dear Sweatpants & Coffee tribe, I’ve been in the mental health trenches lately, as perhaps many of you are, and have been. Therapy has been wild.  I wrote the other [...]
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