To Write is to Heal, Resist, and Love

I have been a storyteller since I was a very young girl. I would recount funny, ridiculous, sad and happy stories to my family and friends for as long as I can remember. If you could ask my mom, she would regale you with the many times I have made her laugh hysterically with my tales of old … [Read more...]

The Parts Now Seen

+ACY-nbsp+ADs It's hard to explain what it feels like to meet another 'kid' for the first time. A sea of uncontrolled questions usually flow out, +ACI-Did you know?+ACI +ACI-When did your dad come out?+ACI +ACI-Did he have boyfriends?+ACI +ACI-How about your mom?+ACI The past five years have been filled with these moments. The … [Read more...]

Meeting Others and #FindingCommunity

Have you ever met someone at a party and realized the two of you are addicted to the same random TV show that no one else watches but you? You then get so excited because you finally get to share all the pent up feelings you???ve had about that show and now get to discuss the intricate details of … [Read more...]

Family is Unorthodox

My family is small+ADs just my parents and my younger sister and I. Four very strong personalities, who at times have difficulty being in the same room together, yet still have an immense love for each other. ??Family was a complicated ideal for me. One I had tried to perfect and control for as long as … [Read more...]

Uncommonly Good Family

I am lucky enough to have several forms of family in??my life. The first is obvious, the one I was born into. By the time I was two we were uncommon, and didn???t live together. I didn't have a firm grasp on why we didn't for years, and I didn???t question it. Instead I looked beyond what it meant: … [Read more...]