We Need to Recognize Complex PTSD in Order to Treat It

Our communities lack fundamental solutions to the scars of complex trauma.

Apr 26, 2017
Take Care: Mothers, Daughters, and Inheriting Self-Hatred

“All my mother had done was try to love me while not loving herself.”

Mar 17, 2017
Election: On Brain Trauma, Queerness, and Digging for Old Coke Bottles in Cleveland

“We were confident we’d wake up into a business-as-usual capitalist democracy.”

Dec 16, 2016
Wards Against the Day

“Embracing melancholy has become a curious act of resistance.”

Sep 29, 2016
The Jeff Goldblum Scale of Anxiety

I learn to be happy with what I have.

Jan 12, 2016

On autism, misfits, and neurodiversity

Dec 11, 2015
Fashioning Normal

“If schizophrenia is the domain of the slovenly, I stand outside its borders.”

Oct 14, 2015
Voluntary Responses to Involuntary Sensations

“‘Tourette’s syndrome?’ my mom said. ‘Is that what you think Chelsea has?’”

Sep 10, 2015