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Intern Takeover

  Picture yourself at your state fair. There are a ton of rides, food, and candy. You’re surrounded by thousands of people that are all experiencing the same rides, food,…

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Growing Up in the Heartland: Gun Control and Abortion Access in Kansas

  While scrolling through my Facebook timeline, I couldn’t help but notice the same status being reposted multiple times. In fact, this status has been shared on my timeline once…

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A Reflection on Whole Woman’s Health

I’ve spent a majority of my life living in the Lone Star State. My high school mascot was a cowboy, I have a deep love of Whataburger and Blue Bell…

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Dear Vanderbilt, Here’s Your Chance

To Vanderbilt Chancellor Zeppos and Vice Chancellor Hill, In the wake of Orlando, I have felt reverberations of pain, anger, disbelief, sadness and hopelessness pulse through my queer and trans…

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Don’t Be a Drag: Fat, Femme and Asian Representation

The first drag show I ever attended was in a Houston club where a queen performing to a Britney Spear’s number had the crowd going wild. Honestly, I was mesmerized,…

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Decriminalize Black Bodies Action Recap

A number of studies recognize that Black and Brown people in most cases abuse substances at disproportionately lower rates than their White counterparts. However, people of color are still statistically…

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Ubuntu: Challenging How We Define Self-Care

For those of us who experience structural and institutional violence, many have embraced the concept of using self-love and self-care as an instrument of resistance in the face of injustice….

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Lessons I Should Have Learned

College– a strange and new territory. A fresh start. A new chapter. A place of self-discovery, cramming for midterms in the library, and trying to drown out your pounding hangover…

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Let’s Get In Formation

Folks that hold historically marginalized identities operate and live in spaces where we have to be bold and uncomfortable in order to enact change in our communities. We cannot be…

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Anti-Transgender Bills Are Plaguing the U.S.

In a desperate ploy to villify the transgender community, conservatives across the country are trying to cast transgender folks as intruders into traditionally gendered spaces. In particular, they’re focused on…