DO NOT COME SOUTH OF THE BORDER WITH ME.

As a mental health advocate, it is my responsibility to create awareness about mental disorders and  I figured the best way is to start with my own mental illness. Most people are afraid of being stigmatized for speaking out on their demons but I have to walk my talk.  In early 2020, I was diagnosed with BPD (Borderline Personality…

YOUNG FEMINISM AND ONLINE ACTIVISM

Young feminists are coming of age in a tech-focused and tech-literate world and using technology to champion their campaigns against discrimination locally and globally. What does this mean for the future of gender equality? Is technology feminism’s friend or foe? Who are young Feminists? The words “feminism” or “feminist” are often related to negative descriptors,…

FEMALE ARTISTS STAYING AFLOAT DURING THE PANDEMIC

It was helter skelter when businesses shut their doors and the possibility of a global recession when our world was ambushed with a loaded gun, coronavirus. Let’s be honest, we were all engulfed in a miasma of panic and a whirlwind of emotions ranging from anxiety to confusion. Personally, I was cock-sure it was an…

TOXIC PARENTS

The Pain Stops Here! ~when you finally learn that a person’s behavior has to do with their own internal struggle than it ever did with   you, you learn Grace~ unknown author Clinical psychologists Seth Meyers and Preston Ni explain how the actions of the parents can ruin the lives of their children. Conversely, raising children is very difficult and…

THE BALD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.

You are not your hair! The lionized Black-American movie ‘Black Panther’ was a grand slam for its avant-garde tone and the women in the cast are all bald and beautiful. They say if you want to know a black woman, touch her hair. Leave alone hair, try tugging a woman’s wig and tell me how…