Learning Not to Look Away

Learning Not to Look Away

When those of us who are white are asked to engage with anti-racism, we are being asked to do something emotionally difficult: understand how we have benefited from a system that disadvantages and hurts others, so we can help dismantle it. If you oppose and abhor...
Whatever Your Survival Strategy Is, Do That

Whatever Your Survival Strategy Is, Do That

Strangely enough, navigating the world with mental illness has oddly prepared me for quarantine. I’ve got social anxiety. I crave human connection, and I also fear it, so I spent years avoiding people while desperately lonely. You know what it looked like? A lot like...