Going Viral on Twitter Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

All I did was write a tweet. This tweet: The next day, a Twitter friend shared this: Since the 26th, my Twitter messages have been filled with hate, violence, and threats. Anything I tweet receives responses from people I’ve never heard of or interacted with, mostly white men, that are vile and repulsive. They areContinue reading “Going Viral on Twitter Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be”

A Real-Time Look at Suicidal Ideation

Trigger warnings. It’s 8:24. There’s a thunderstorm outside. I love thunderstorms because they mirror what goes on my mind. Chaos, booming noise, darkness, blinding flashes of light. I want to go stand in the grass and watch the black clouds fly across the sky. It’s 8:30. I stand in the bathroom and stare at theContinue reading “A Real-Time Look at Suicidal Ideation”

An Open Letter to Ted Yoho

Dear Rep. Yoho, Earlier this week, you verbally accosted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the steps of the Capitol. You stuck your finger in her face, calling her “disgusting” and “out of her mind.” After Rep. Ocasio-Cortez stated you were being rude, you stormed off, muttering loudly enough for everyone to hear that she was aContinue reading “An Open Letter to Ted Yoho”