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More than Mental

Ramese Hearon formed the More than Mental Project as an answer to his own personal…

Growing up Other in a “White Hot” Culture

I recently watched the new Netflix documentary White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie…

My Adoption Story

My name is Miguel Jones, and I am an adoptee from the province of Hà…

Singing in the Same Direction I’m Flying

In an over-compensatory attempt to unlearn a lifetime of people-pleasing, I have focused so much…

A Certain Aesthetic

Dr. Carolyn Chang’s office was a San Francisco sanctuary, a place of beauty and calm…

Dad doesn’t live in the best of times.

Dad coughed up a few small specks of blood one morning in late November. His…

That scar

I was around eight years old, riding my bicycle on a street near our home…

I was once that child

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We are COVID’s collateral damage. And we are legion.

My father’s hand was softer than I expected – tender in a way that told…

My 5-Year-Old was Suspended for Having a Tantrum

I am a concerned parent with a Kindergartener in the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District.…

Bye, Bi Shame

The first message I received about bisexuality was being told it didn’t exist. I was…

Grandmother

It’ll be the guilt that ultimately persuades you to visit Grandmother again in her one-bedroom…

I Said Yes, Like in Improv Class

Tipsy older lady, with Masters from John Jay college nonetheless, tapped me on my shoulder…

On Spontaneity and Routine

Spontaneity is a terrifying word. Not only did it take me forty-seven keystrokes to finally…

Another Day, Another Migraine

I woke up this morning with a giant migraine and knew what the weather was…