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It's not you, it's misophonia

by Sarah McPherson

I want to tell you about my misophonia.

When I was younger, my coping and defense mechanism of choice was comedy. Or maybe just being weird. 1,164 more words

Mental Health

Share your #notmytaboo support!

If you follow on the various social media accounts, you may have seen a peek at some of these images in the last week. The idea kind of came to me late at night (as I think 80% of my ideas do). 238 more words

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Dear white people who tell me, "I wish I had your hair!"

by Sarah McPherson

Dear white people who tell me, “I wish I had your hair,”

I think it’s said to make me feel better and as a compliment. 851 more words

Body Image

Parto per l'italia!

PARTO PER L’ITALIA by Sarah It’s 3pm in the afternoon and hour 25 of my Gateway Orientation in New York City. I’m currently in a state of exhaustion mixed with crazy nerves and lots of excitement.   213 more words


Not My Taboo

Hello, welcome, and thank you for reading!

In the process of deciding what would be the best way to introduce Not My Taboo, I started about three drafts before writing up this one. 1,963 more words

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Inspired By: We Are the 15 Percent

I was introduced to We Are the 15 Percent two years ago. Two years ago I wrote this short post on my immediate response to the campaign, and they actually quoted me and shared my response on the website. 521 more words

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Add Your Voice to NMT

As we work on getting ready for the official launch of the Not My Taboo site in late June or early July, we are also recruiting guest authors and artists interested in adding their voices to the mission of… 8 more words

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