On Kavanaugh: A Survivor’s Response

I am devastated. I am devastated because with Brett Kavanaugh’s swift confirmation by the U.S. Senate today, the most powerful men and women in the United States have declared a complete disregard for rape victims. I am devastated because when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford was on the stand, it felt like I was. In the …

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How to Handle Yourself After Reading President Trump’s Tweets

After putting down a four year-old for her nap, I sat on the couch in the living room ready for a social media update and some "me" time. I opened twitter to see Donald Trump accusing migrants of raising crime rates in Germany and "others countries" (seriously, can someone give the President of the United …

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Why should refugees matter to you?

65.6 million is a dehumanizing figure. 65.6 million displaced people (and counting) are currently searching for a place to call home, fleeing natural disasters, oppressive governments, civil wars, persecution and conflict. This 65 million figure, based off statistics from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is composed of internally displaced peoples, refugees, stateless …

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