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Some honest questions

I struggle with my online identity. Since deciding to be more intentional about making an online me, I feel like a teenager again. I’m experimenting, but unsure of myself, awkward and trying to find little instances of grace. 315 more words

Memories of Mexico, Mole, and Marginalization

This past summer (May-June 2014) I spent 6 weeks in the heart of Mexico city on an internship for a Pharmaceutical company. I learned a lot about business in another country, working in a second language, and after living in 4 different houses, I pieced together the cultural norms of Mexico.   522 more words

Spanish

Omitting Trans History Omits Everyone's History

When I was in high school, not quite a decade ago, there was a push for teaching the presence significant women, homosexuals and people of color in history.   892 more words

Gender Stereotypes

On the Privilege of Silence

For the longest time, I’d felt convicted by my silence. While my political beliefs had shifted and, more or less, solidified, I still remained quiet on many of the issues that had begun to weigh on my heart and soul. 1,088 more words

Social Justice

Marginalized Medicine

Something I have been dealing  with for a very long time is the critical impact of marginalization and dehumanization of a patient in the modern practice of medicine. 920 more words

Health Of All Kinds

microaggression

To the Facebook-friend-who-just-posted-a-picture-of-himself-and-two-friends-with-the-caption-“i-am-okay-that-i-am-gay”:

You probably don’t know why yet, but you disgust me. Okay, maybe it’s not you – you’re a great person who has great potential in all things.  1,260 more words

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