Buying My Girlhood Is Putting Me In Debt
Each time I used my credit card, I rationalized my ballooning debt by imagining a future in which I was satisfied with my transition.
Like a cherub
Riley Yaxley is a writer whose work has appeared in Sixty Inches from Center, Chicago Gallery News, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s journal of arts administration & policy. The middle child of seven, Riley was born and raised in a Detroit suburb and currently lives in Chicago on the traditional unceded homelands of the Council of Three Fires. They earned their BA and MA in Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse from DePaul University.
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