Bucket lists are fun to make. They are fun to dream about. There are things that you dream of doing one day. Some of them are realistic. Some of them are magical. But at the end of the day, it’s all about listing what you dream of doing before you…
While therapy can be helpful for some, for others it can be hard to find therapists that are safe to work with.
People say words don’t hurt, but some words can do a lot of damage.
I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I was diagnosed some years ago. I knew for years before that that I probably had OCD, but getting diagnosed validated that. One thing I struggle with is repeating. I thought it was because of my OCD, but I’ve never had that clarified for…
Disability organizations that exploit and appropriate the work of multiply marginalized disabled people need to be held accountable.
Dear Pam, It’s Mother’s Day. This is a day I once felt great pain over, but now I feel indifference. When was the last time we talked on a Mother’s Day? 2003 perhaps? It’s been years. I should have written this letter years ago, but I am not sure I…
When I was 13, I was assaulted by someone associated with my family, and Donald Trump reminds me a lot of him.
My existence is a radical act of defiance in a world that fails to recognize I have merit and value.
So often disabled kids and LGBTQ kids are tormented, teased, and excluded. Some of them kill themselves. What would have happened if others were there for them?
Should the lives of those unable to comply with police commands be valued less? Having understanding for the fact compliance isn’t always possible or feasible.