mentall illness
In the weeks that followed, I learned that some said I was “too out there” and didn’t want to hire me.
I was stunned that a product that encourages sexual health and wellness would be so frowned on by society.
Nobody bats an eye at the tongue-in-cheek “three-martini playdate,” but there is certainly plenty of side-eye to go around when discussing parenting and pot.
Scouring the comment sections on certain sites left me shaking. Eli, who wouldn't hurt a fly, could be walking into the lion's den at school.
The test came back positive. I was eight years old and HIV positive. There weren’t any medicines for me to take. There was no hope. I was going to die.

Dec 19, 2012 at 11:00am | 59 comments

mental health
By all means, let’s improve mental health services in the US. Please. We desperately need it. But if you want to talk about how to prevent rampage violence, I’m afraid you’re going to need to move on to other subjects.
eating disorders
A recent survey has found that people with eating disorders may get more positive help from pro-ana communities than anyone realized. I'm arguing why banning these communities outright is a bad idea.
The annual waxing of my figure has brought about the return of one feisty little critter I'd forgotten about: the FUPA.

May 10, 2012 at 1:00pm | 223 comments