Dragged through the Coals

Drag. It is a form of expression that has helped people explore themselves and their identities for years. This form of self-expression has existed since at least the 1870’s, and possibly even longer. There has been a long history of Drag existing and shaping the world. However, recently, there have been many bills that have […]

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Pain & Prejudice

Pain. Excruciating pain. Unending pain. That is what Anushay Hossain felt for thirty-three hours while she was giving birth to her first child in 2011. According to The Washington Post, Hossain had received an epidural, a shot that provides anesthesia that numbs you from the waist down, and yet she could still feel every ounce […]

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Oh, To Be A Woman

Oh, to be a woman Is to be told to wear the fancy dress, the pretty heels, the beautiful pearls Oh, to be a woman Is to be told your life will be filled with sparkles and rainbows and twirls Oh, to be a woman Is to be filled with joy, connection, and life Oh, […]

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Too Little, Too Late

I was 10 years old the first time I felt it. The creeping sensation on the back of my neck, going lower and lower. I had no idea what it was. I turned and looked, but all I could see was the pavement behind me and a few strangers walking in the distance. I did […]

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