Over the summer of 2020, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. During this time, I learned a lot about the harsh reality of living with cancer. Media depictions of cancer often fail to … [Read more...] about Don’t Tell Me to Be Strong : The Damaging Ways We Talk About Cancer
WARNING: This review contains major content spoilers. After watching Promising Young Woman once, I felt like I had seen it twice — each time with different eyes. The film buff in me loved it. I … [Read more...] about Promising Young Woman : Will We Ever Triumph Over Trauma?
What comes to mind when you think of Anorexia Nervosa? Perhaps you envision the thinly sculpted, svelte models of Milan Fashion Week. As their slim frames are accentuated by designer ensembles heavier … [Read more...] about The Intersectionality of Masculine Norms and Eating Disorders
On Saturday, September 5, the Leon Grand Jury acquitted the police officers involved in the shootings of Tony McDade, Mychael Johnson, and Wilbon Woodard — three black men killed by Tallahassee police … [Read more...] about “It’s Too F***ing Late” : 15 Protesters Arrested by TPD
It started as a peaceful march to the capital. Volunteers in orange vests guided the crowd and medics walked alongside protesters in case of injury. “The energy felt really [good],” said an … [Read more...] about “Everyone Started Running and Screaming” : Tallahassee Man Pulls Gun on Protesters
Like many women who identify as feminists, I once thought "angry" was the worst thing anyone could call me. To be labeled angry was to be disqualified from being taken seriously or participating in … [Read more...] about Why I’m Proud to Call Myself an Angry Feminist