Now that Lorde’s new single has been out for a couple of days, I wanted to talk about how important it is for teens and young adults to be listening to it. After the initial excitement of Lorde coming out from her four year hole, and the following excitement of the actual sound of the… Read More Let’s Talk About Lorde’s New Single
I don’t know how much of a surprise this might be for people, especially since I’ve written about it before, but I’ve decided to discuss it more in-depth here. For more clarity — here’s why I don’t want children.
The following is a piece written in collaboration with a friend and fellow student, Chris Bennett. Chris is currently a sophomore at UNC Chapel Hill, who is interested in studying geography. The following post in italics was written by Chris, whereas the regular font is written by myself.
I don’t usually like to disrupt the flow of my regular posts with an “update” post, but I felt like, with all the things I’m working on right now, this post was mandatory.
I’ve changed over the years. I went through my emo/goth phase in middle school, I tried to be cool in high school (and kind of succeeded in the non-conventional way); I’ve changed my name, my hair; I’ve altered my body and opened my mind to different outlooks. I’ve been quiet and I’ve been expressive. Looking back… Read More An Open Letter to the Family I’ve Probably Disappointed
Here’s my story.… Read More I Don’t Believe in God
Halloween is probably one of my favorite holidays; I’m basically a professional dresser-upper. Costumes are the best, especially when you get to pretend, for at least one night, that you’re someone completely different. As a cisgender, white female, though, I need to be particularly careful when choosing my costume. Just because my race has been… Read More Avoiding Culture Appropriation this Halloween
Whenever I mention the fact that I’m not attending my senior year prom, most of my received responses are, “You’re not going to your senior prom?” or, “Why wouldn’t you want to go to prom?” and, “You’ll regret not going to your senior prom.” Given this is the second prom I’ve missed for a total… Read More Why I Chose Not to Go to My Senior Prom