feminism, ryn

Maybe your thoughts and prayers should be about policy change.

I don't even quite know what to say.  I am devastated for those affected by the latest school shooting, but let's be honest... you could read this on any given day and assume I'm talking about a different tragedy. It is relevant every single day in this country, because a mass shooting happens statistically every… Continue reading Maybe your thoughts and prayers should be about policy change.

mental health, ryn

What’s in a name?

So... I'm bipolar. It's a thing. I feel like most people don't understand what bipolar disorder actually is.  There is such a stigma surrounding mental illness, and the term "bipolar" is in the zeitgeist as an insult for someone who is being unreasonable. People throw it around carelessly, never pausing to think maybe someone in… Continue reading What’s in a name?