As I recited my poetry to the two correctional officers standing over me, I heard the words falling out of my mouth and thought about how ironic the moment was.
We need to improve our understanding of the long term effects of sexual assault, and offer continued support to survivors.
We are warehousing mental illness, criminalizing trauma, and punishing poverty.
Far too often we sit with our pain and think that if we talk about, we will be pushed further away from the love and understanding we seek.
After a year of distance and reflection, these are my essential tips for studying abroad.