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♫ What’s been up man ♫

♫ how’s your daughter? ♫ She’s good, thanks. Now for the goss. In terms of my career, June has always been big. For one thing, a lot of my work came through a childhood friend named June. She’s a really cool person, actually. In June 2006, I interned at Kwani Trust. A few weeks later, I got a job […]

Peace be still

              When I started therapy, I wanted to fit into my skin. I wanted other things too, but that was top on my list. I’m really good at projecting confidence, but I wanted to feel how others thought I felt. Too see myself how others see me. Right now, […]

Beyond rape: let the healing begin

I am lucky, I am blessed, and I am privileged. I don’t particularly like these words, but just because I don’t like them doesn’t mean they’re not true. Luck suggests I have no agency in my own life, that good stuff simply happens to me. A lot of times, my life feels that way. Blessed […]

Spirit animals and such

She used to be a goldfish. Her name was Cleo and I got her tattooed on my arm. At that point in my life, I lived in a cocoon, content to swim around in my little cubic bubble, watching the world outside. I didn’t feel like I was missing out, because I could see everything, […]

You mattered. Go safely Chester. Photograph by Tibor Bozi / Redux If you live in Kenya and you feel like giving up, please don’t. Call the Befrienders Kenya Suicide Prevention Hotline on 0733​​​​​​​​​​​​​​736542304  or 0722178177. https://www.befrienderskenya.org/suicide.html ♫ Battle symphony ♫ Linkin Park ♫