Stupid Sheets and Motorcycle Rides: Life Beyond Survival

I rode along rigidly; sitting up very straight, holding each of my breaths for as long as possible, and gripping the throttle so tightly that I eventually felt the bones in my right hand aching. I tried to relax my grip but couldn’t.

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Black Lives Matter. Say Something.

Of course every bone is important. But if I break my leg while I’m skateboarding later this afternoon and then rush to the doctor and ask him to please fix my broken leg and he argues that ALL of my bones are important, I would want to break HIS leg.

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Scary Little Thing Called..

For some of us, pain can feel like a protective barrier. It acts like some kind of special deterrent that prevents us from experiencing greater pain. But the truth is, it could just as easily be a senseless roadblock that robs us of experiencing some of the most beautiful things ever.

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The “Coming Out” Anniversary Special: I’m just gay, you guys.

So — to spell it out — I’m not transgender. I’m just a really cool girl. And technically, all girls are cool or can be cool (if they wear Vans and adore burritos), so simply put, I’m a cool girl who likes other cool girls. I’m a gay girl. What I am NOT is a butch lesbian (don’t get it twisted).

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