Enough with the technicalities

git reset

The manufactured “technical vs. nontechnical” system of classification paints two disparate worlds. It’s time to start promoting more inclusive language.
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The thing that almost worked

Bear in Mind

The idea of zapping my brain felt like a last-ditch effort, as though my depression had become an unsolvable problem that required an extreme solution.
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Can’t blame the youth

What on Earth

With social media and the passion of thousands of young activists across the planet, we can make sure that the trend of environmental activism never dies.
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Looking for looks

Sex on Tuesday

For me, looks and body image play a primary role in sex, and wanting to seem more attractive, I’ve always concealed or corrected parts of my appearance.
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When I grow up

Along for the Ride

As much as I would like to decide my path solely based on my passions, I know I need to consider how my career affects my ability to live a stable life.
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Talk therapy

Bear in Mind

I came to understand that mental illness was to be dealt with in isolation, that it was too private, even shameful, to speak about. I just needed to get rid of it as fast as possible.
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We the people

What on Earth

It’s 8:12 a.m. when I stumble into my American Politics lecture. As I sip my hot coffee, I quickly grab an aisle seat in the enormous lecture hall, trying to tune into the class. We’ve been covering federalism, and today the professor brought in an example from the news: the Trump administration is trying to revoke California’s restrictive auto-emission standards.
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Her time has come

Sex on Tuesday

Satisfying female partners should be about them, about being a giving partner and about repairing possibly the most taboo form of inequality.
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Pee math

Along for the Ride

It may seem like all the effort to plan every social outing is a high cost for leaving home, but I wouldn’t change a thing.
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