Can Men and Women Be Friends?

This is an age old question that people have debated over. In this modern age a knee jerk response might be, "Duh, how can you even ask that?" But there are still others who will say, "Not really. Not close friends because the sexual tension is always there." So what's my stance? The short answer... Continue Reading →

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I Pass

Do you think I look up to you  perched on your high horse saying it's my choice  to love more than one and that choice is wrong? Do you think it's okay to shout, "You're not gay!  Stop sinning, start winning my praise!"  as if your praise is what I spend my days longing for?... Continue Reading →

A Touch of Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is that super fun feeling of incompetence despite obvious qualifications and success (which is dismissed as dumb luck) in your field. It was first used to describe how high achieving women often felt anxious about their status because (duh, the Patriarchy sucks) society trained them to believe that high powered jobs are meant... Continue Reading →

January Updates

Featured image taken by Nastassia A. Alvarez. Goodbye birthday month, hello Black History and love month! In honor of Black History month, you should check out Rachel Cargle's Instagram and follow her research prompts to #DoTheWork of educating yourselves on Black history. In honor of love I am giving some Valentine's Day Sales (more below)... Continue Reading →

Publishing Schedule

This month has already been quite the roller coaster! What with starting Patreon and my recent You Tube channel and a few commissions, I've been working hard to find my rhythm. After careful consideration, I think I have determined a good publishing schedule that will give everyone a steady flow of content and keep me... Continue Reading →

Me Too

Above photo taken by Gracie Marie. Check out her work! Content Warning: this post discusses PTSD as a result of sexual assault This is hard for me. This isn't something I've told many people. This may come as a shock to some of my family and friends. But I need to tell my story. The... Continue Reading →

Uncomfortable

Does it make you uncomfortable
 to digest this defective conception
 that we, with two flowers, stems,
 and one humble home for some 
potential someones ~flower children~
 must collect the soft pillow
 they’d have laid their little heads on
 in a soppy, sloppy bandage,
 or else cork the very rite of passage 
they didn’t go through,... Continue Reading →

To A Young Girl

Listen closely, pretty girl, to these words. Others will lie and say they are not true and that you must focus your energy on keeping that pretty look. But that is a lie. You might think that you are less than the girl with blue eyes or blonde hair or clear skin or subtle curves... Continue Reading →

Ableism Is Real and More Common Than You Think

Note: I wrote this piece in December of 2017 and shared it on Lyf which is an app/website where you can openly talk about things considered too taboo for social media and receive support from a virtual community. People can't read your full posts unless they support your journey and negative feedback is not tolerated. It's... Continue Reading →

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