It’s hard to believe that I first started this blog four years ago. I was 19 years old, a sophomore in college – and although I’m only 23 now, so much has changed in what feels like a short time. I am still a feminist, a sociologist, and a social justice advocate. Though I have lost some of my optimism, my dedication to enacting social change has never been stronger. And perhaps most importantly, I have more knowledge – about myself and about the world – than I thought was possible to gain in just four years.

Because so much has changed, I’m starting over. Some of what I write will be personal, some of it will be political, but most of it will be both. I’ll explore everything¬†from general social justice to racism, relationships, feminism, mental health, and self love. Despite not being an expert on any of those things, I know that my voice matters.

you are terrifying
and strange and beautiful
something not everyone knows how to love.

From “For Women Who Are Difficult to Love,” by Warsan Shire.

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