Purity Culture & Overcoming Boob Hate

I was raised to be modest. There was a lot of expectation to keep myself covered. As such I internalized a lot ¬†of boob shame. Between sexual assault and coming out as genderqueer this got amplified and I developed a love-hate relationship with my chest. I’ve always been sexually awkward, in part due to the […]

Heavy Backpack

I have published a kindle ebook verison of my first poetry chapbook. These poems capture a moment in time of my life while I couldn’t work on bigger creative projects due to an assault. The collection reflects my resiliency and recovery as I used poetry to survive a difficult period in my life. Kindle ebook […]

Accepting Limitations

So I had this idea for Sobbing Writers Month, even made a facebook event and invited others to join in. The idea was that it would be like NaNoWriMo, but for unfinished projects and (obviously) sobbing. I came up with this idea from a place of great optimism, brought on by changes in my life. […]

Overcoming Sexual Brokenness

My entire young adult life my sexuality has felt like an under developed work in progress, riddled with shame and internalized stigma. I am excited to be in a place where I can really start to explore and experience feeling my sexuality as healthy, and progress beyond awkward buttsecks jokes on instagram.  What is helping […]