"‘You three get two scoops of ice cream.’ She then looked at me and said, ‘You’ll get a kiddie scoop.’”
People-pleasing can be a result of trauma. It’s called ‘fawning’ — here’s how to recognize it.
"I avoided those relationships where love was free and easy. Because it didn't feel 'earned,' so I didn't feel worthy."
Dear Body: A peace treaty with my queer, trans, and recovering body.
I’m breathless now, looking back at all the ways you would not back down from survival.
7 (Totally Wrong) Reasons I Didn’t Think I Had An Eating Disorder
Eating disorders are built on a house of lies, but if it's the only house you've ever lived in, you just won't see it that way.
I preached body positivity — and sunk deeper into my eating disorder at the same time.
I used my proximity to body positive spaces to disregard the very idea that I needed help — and I'm paying the price physically, mentally, and emotionally now.
Denying the existence of transgender and nonbinary people is not ‘scientific.’
"Human beings are not just the sum of their biology."
When they misgendered you at your memorial.
"You never lived to see the day when your life didn’t require a disclaimer — instead, your death now required one, too."
5 important mistakes I made as a partner to someone with chronic illness.
As much as I hate admitting this, these were lessons that I often learned the hard way.
My parents and I survived my ‘Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria.’ This is our story.
I wish I had the Perfect Transgender Narrative™ to convince you of my validity. But I don’t.
If your ‘suicide prevention’ isn’t talking about the mental health system, you’re missing the point.
As both a suicide attempt and loss survivor, I need to climb up onto my soapbox for a minute. Suicide…
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