Community. Beyond being a cult classic NBC sitcom, it’s also a key institution to ancient and modern societies alike. At the onset of the pandemic, a lot of us mourned the communities that were so integral to our daily lives. Many folx took for granted the budding entrepreneur grinding every day at your local coffee … Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me
Really, I don’t know if I would have been able to complete my program if it weren’t for the pandemic.
As a caregiver, particularly to someone living with dementia, I suppress my emotions so as not to trigger inconsolable fear or sadness in my mother. See, for someone with Frontotemporal Dementia, it can be nearly impossible for them to recognize, compartmentalize, and regulate emotional responses. Learning of the death of a loved one could lead to attempts to take one's own life, but the death of a perfect stranger or familiar celebrity may have an equally significant impact.
No one's love is a sin and no one's gender, identity, or presentation makes them a sinner.
When I was about 10, I received my first relaxer. I was thrilled. This meant that my hair would finally swing freely like that of my White classmates, my dolls, and the popular images I saw on TV. I was so excited.