Pride on the Inside

Pride on the Inside

This month, I’m attending my first LGBT Pride as an openly queer woman. It’s a strangely emotional experience. Until last year, I thought I was straight. Because I always had gay friends, and because I’m open-minded, and because I’m a...
With Help, Things Can Get Better

With Help, Things Can Get Better

About a month ago, my life changed practically overnight. I’ve had migraines nearly every day since 1995. There are all kinds of other quirks about my body too. I needed at least 10 hours of sleep, and I couldn’t get up before noon. I was hungry all of the...
It’s Up to Grown-ups to Stop Bullying, Not Kids

It’s Up to Grown-ups to Stop Bullying, Not Kids

Bullying’s been in the news a bit lately, in part because of the Parkland shooting. In response, some people suggested that school children themselves should befriend kids who get bullied to prevent school shootings. Others say this is victim-blaming. I’m...
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