The Three Types of Abuse

Abuse survivors and the professionals that work with them split up abusive behavior into emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Emotional abuse is generally regarded, though not necessarily consciously, as the least harmful, and physical abuse is usually seen as the worst. Many survivors, when seeking to downplay their trauma to cope, will say to themselves … Continue reading The Three Types of Abuse

For Those Questioning Their Gender Identity/Sexuality

When I was 16, I realized all at once that I was bisexual. A girl who looked like Alexa Vega from Spy Kids came into the library where I worked and I couldn't talk to her the entire time I fetched her book and checked it out. All my queer high school friends were like, … Continue reading For Those Questioning Their Gender Identity/Sexuality