Social Justice Thoughts

Over $24 Million

Full disclosure for this post, I used to work for my local ACLU affiliate. The situation surrounding my leaving was complicated and terrible. I am angry about the personal experience I had while working there and I also think that the ACLU does great work on a lot of important issues. I am a complex …

Thoughts

Alanna’s Guide to Tinder

Recently, a good friend asked me for my advice on dating apps. This is that advice. I’ve used Tinder off and on for a few years now and have had zero luck. It is unfortunate that apps like Tinder are the only way to meet people these days. Yes, you could try going to the …

Thoughts

Forever Alone

For fear of sounding like everyone you know, last year (2016) was miserable. I’m writing this on Christmas day after ruining the day for my daughter and parents by having a total mental breakdown about being alone forever. This is not new behavior for me. Over the past year, I’ve started to feel a sense …

Thoughts

Abortion Story

Originally posted on March 7th, 2016.  This story, like all stories, is sanitized. I told the parts of the story that I wanted to and left out the parts that I don’t want to share. I own this story, and I can include as much or as little detail as I want. I usually do …