Polluting the City with Misogyny

May 23, 2017 2

Photo credit Sharayah Bower     So much has changed in Philadelphia since living here in 2011. There are more buildings, more shops, more eye-catching murals, more trees, more dog parks, and (thankfully) more bike […]

Adjusting to New Political Surroundings

March 22, 2017 0

Moving is an oddly cleansing experience. I donated many things I didn’t need to those that do. I left behind my ties to—and familiarities with—my hometown. And best of all, I made myself uncomfortable again. […]

A Birthday Well-Spent Protesting Trump

January 26, 2017 2

I woke up to my obnoxious—but necessary—alarm at 4:00 AM on January 21, 2017 with excitement as I shoved my significant other, Jaron, out of bed. It was my 27th birthday. We sleepily got ready, suiting […]