Are mothers pushing their sons into hypermasculinity? Should little boys be allowed to cry?
The disconnect between what we heard in sex education class and what we see was something we wished to change. So, we conducted multiple interviews, trying to find some insight into the issue of sex education in Georgia.
What do waist trainers, butt lifters and booty pop cream all have in common? Women feel pressure to look a certain away and some products marketed to women can be damaging.
“What do you take medicine for, Kaleb?” Everyone darted their eyes my way. “I have HIV.” I had swallowed all that stigma along with my pill.
I hated every second of my time in psychiatric treatment. I spent every moment wanting to leave, wanting to be rid of that place, and feeling confined. But I got something good out of it, too.
Without the support of a family or guardian, homeless LGBTQ youth are alone in the world, and it is unbelievable how difficult life becomes.
With advertisers and social media advocating for that so-called “summer body,” sometimes we teens get insecure with the way we look. I have found conditioning is a way to naturally get fit.
I’ve had my dose of jaw-dropping obsessive meltdowns, and to desensitize to these attacks, I laugh. If I don’t, I become an irrational mess in a hazmat suit, only consuming blue M&Ms and touching street lights so I won’t die. To overcome OCD, I can’t just survive. I must thrive.
This was not a suicide attempt. This was the precursor. This was the consideration. I should’ve called a helpline. Or texted. Or called my psychiatrist. I should’ve done something to help me recover.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911. The organizations below are linked; you can click on them to go to their websites. 24/7 Hotline National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – (800) 273-TALK (8255) Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741 For anyone feeling in crisis (callers don’t have to be […]