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On the societal pressure to date, or, “I’m turning 25 this year. I’m single, and that’s fine.”

I’ll be 25 in a few months.  Which is how old my mom was when I was born (she’d been married to my dad for more than two years prior to my birth, btw). The realization kind of has me … Continue reading

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Why self care is really effing important

I’m going to preface this post by saying a few things: 1) I’ve not been the most diligent about blogging since I opened an account on WordPress.  I used to blog all the time, but for some reason or another, … Continue reading

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Say “Vagina!”

I’ve lived in Michigan all my life.  I’m pro-choice, and a lesbian.  Needless to say, vaginas are a really important part of who I am and what I do. So when Representative Lisa Brown was silenced for using the word … Continue reading

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Patti Smith at the DIA

This past weekend, Patti Smith’s Camera Solo photography exhibit opened at the Detroit Institute of Arts.  In conjunction with that, she played a show at the Detroit Film Theater, which sold out quickly.  Everyone was mad about that, so, because … Continue reading

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Literally the best thing ever: RookieMag (A tribute to Tavi Gevinson)

Sometimes I think that I’m a “bad feminist” because of how little I know about pop culture.  It’s kind of embarrassing, really.  My exposure to television is limited to sitcoms that are at least as old as I am.  I … Continue reading

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Why I transferred colleges, and why graduating is a REALLY BIG DEAL to me

I took a biology class at SVSU a few years ago to fulfill a general education requirement.  It met twice per week at 8 a.m., and included a lab component.  I hated it.  But I passed the class, and celebrated … Continue reading

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Notes from an introvert

“Home is where my habits have a habitat.” – Fiona Apple I’ve seen a lot of posts about introverts popping up all over the Internet lately.  I agree with some of what I’ve read, but not all of it.  One … Continue reading

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