“We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, you can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise, you would threaten the man. Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the … Continue reading Flawless

Blood is on You

Let’s say Planned Parenthood is defunded. Now sit back and watch girls lose their babies because they can’t afford health care. Sit back and watch girls die from pregnancy complications. Sit back and watch girls attempt to self abort because they can’t afford safe, proper abortion. Watch them bleed to death. Sit back and watch people die from HIV because they can’t afford testing. Sit … Continue reading Blood is on You

Good News

Super excited to get wonderful news! My application for a program going on at my school Cal State Dominguez Hills next semester was accepted! Just feeling very thankful for this opportunity, and I’ve spent my day thanking my entire support system who has helped me get through all my hard days because its lead me to great days, like this one.   “Surround yourself with … Continue reading Good News

A letter to the guy who harassed me outside the bar

“Ask your female friends, if you have any, if they’ve ever walked home late at night with a key pushed through their knuckles, just in case, if they’ve ever crossed the street to avoid a stranger, just in case, if they’ve ever taken the long way home because of the weird guy on the corner, just in case. Ask them if they’ve ever made up … Continue reading A letter to the guy who harassed me outside the bar