The AHCA Discriminates Against Me And Other Young, Sick People

As a 20-year old woman with three autoimmune disorders, legislation like the American Health Care Act is really risky for people like me in multiple ways. However, there is a part of the bill that no one seems to be taking seriously: Subsidies based on age. This has been a staple of Republican plans recently that hasn’t gotten as much attention in the headlines as it should. Especially if you’re a young person that voted for Donald Trump.

Published Originally on the Huffington Post: May 08, 2017

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How I Live Knowing I Should Have Died

“Why do bad things happen to good people?” 

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post: Jan 13, 2017 

Quite a bit has happened in my life since I wrote this. However, I think it's important to document my changing perspectives & to give a whole picture of my journey, so I'm including it for the archive. 

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I Was A Racist. You Probably Are Too.

Most of the time, it’s not calling someone a “nigger” or a “faggot” but instead talking about how rap music is crude and disgusting while listening to a white man in a big hat talk about having sex in the back of a truck.

Originally Published in the Huffington Post: Dec 19, 2016

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