Tag Archives: abolition

If I Knew In High School What I Know Now

If you had a chance to go back to high school knowing what you know now, would you change anything or do it all the same?

There’s a large part of me that would be scared to change anything because it could have such drastic  consequences on who I am now — if I  had done things differently then, I wouldn’t be who and where I am now. At the same time, it would be impossible to do it all the same. I identified as a girl, and I was mostly in denial about not being straight, when I was in high school. That’s not the case anymore, and I don’t think I could go back into the closet. Continue reading

This Is Just Wrong

While I was checking Facebook a few minutes ago, I just saw a link to this article and video — “Utah police shot and killed a man within seconds of storming his parents’ home.” I’m not going to summarize the article or what happened; go to the article for that. I honestly don’t know what to say.

On so many levels, there is so much wrong with this. Continue reading