racism
In the four years I lived in Boston I discovered an undercurrent of racism that I never expected from a metropolitan city in the northern United States. And my experience is unfortunately not unique.
in

Sep 5, 2013 at 12:00pm | 379 comments

mugging
They say that you never know how you’ll react when crime happens to you and it’s true, because I didn’t think I was half as tough as I turned out to be.
boston marathon
There are lots of pictures that are too graphic to publish. Even on the Internet. I have to look at them anyway.
boston
When tragedy strikes, we need to tend to ourselves as best we can.
boston
boston
He was a quarter-mile from the finish line when he thought he saw lightning.
in

Apr 16, 2013 at 9:00am | 42 comments

boston
Like the rest of the xoJane staff, I am shocked, horrified, and enraged by the events in Boston today.