Author Archive: Guest Author
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Are addicts, or addictive personalities, born from nature or nurture? Whichever pie graph you choose, mine reads 100%. Chaos, fighting, unpredictability, poverty, drugs, and alcoholism were the highlights…
There are challenges that face all trans teens: fear with regard to both friends and enemies, the challenging physical process, the weighty choice to transition or not, physical presentation regardless […]
The other day I was sitting in a dark closet (as I do when playing hide-and-seek with my kids) when I had a realization. It changed the way I think about myself as a parent, as well as what it means to be creative. In my life before parenthood, I associated the term “creativity” with the arts. Painting […]
“A label is a mask life wears,” writes Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., one of the first pioneers in the mind, body, health field. “Labeling sets up an expectation of life that is often so compelling we can no longer see things as they really are. In my experience, a diagnosis is an opinion and not a prediction […]
From my earliest stage of literacy on a Fourth of July, I remember writing essays about freedom and identity. Certain things never changed: freedom, in spite of how it is viewed, is still considered to be an essential value, and the sheer diversity of the country makes recognition of different identities […]