Category Archives: Discussion

A Letter To Linkin Park

Joe, Rob, Brad, Dave, Mike, and Chester, I’ve been meaning to write you for a while now, and especially since One More Light came out.  I wish the circumstances for finally writing were different, but I think it’s important regardless. … Continue reading

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Resolutions

With the dawn of the new year comes the time where everyone talks about their resolutions.  And I see a lot of negativity about resolutions because 1) many people will combine them with the phrase “new year, new me,” and … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late

There is a lot of fear right now.  This is something we cannot deny. A lot of this fear stems from the fact that Donald Trump is currently President-Elect of the United States.  This is something we cannot deny. But … Continue reading

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From an Ally’s Perspective

I have seen a lot of people expressing fear the last day or so. I have seen it from friends, I have seen it from family, and I have seen it online. I’d be lying if I said I am … Continue reading

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Here’s To Hope

Trigger Warning: Election Discussion I need to preface this: I am 100% okay with you having an opinion, with your opinion being different than mine, and with us having a civil discussion about ideas and opinions.  I am okay with … Continue reading

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What is a Safe Space?

This week for Terminology Tuesday I want to discuss safe spaces, because I feel like there’s a growing animosity toward them, especially in school settings. A safe space is a space in which individuals will be welcome regardless of who … Continue reading

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What are Preferred Pronouns?

This week for Terminology Tuesday I want to talk about preferred pronouns.   This builds on the beginning of my series on pronouns, when I talked about pronouns and why they are important. Preferred pronouns are tremendously overlooked, in part because of … Continue reading

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Pronouns and Transphobia

Recently, the University of Michigan has made an important change regarding pronouns which will help LGBTQ+ students feel they are seen, heard, and included on campus.  For anyone looking to see how this change was handled, see the email sent … Continue reading

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“Finding Dory” and Media Representation

Due to a recent trailer, there is talk of the possibility of a lesbian couple in “Finding Dory.” This has gotten a lot of attention lately, and I wanted to take the time to discuss it as well because it is … Continue reading

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Day of Silence

Today is the Day of Silence, and I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge this day for several reasons. First, to those of you participating, I want to applaud you. What you are doing is a difficult thing for … Continue reading

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