As a volunteer for Crisis Text Line, I get to help texters from around the country through comfort and empowerment.
At first, opening myself up to several people that I might share a class with, live in the same residence hall as, or even have mutual friends with was frightening.
I often find myself feeling so constrained by my emotions and anxieties that I am not able to do things that I would love. For the past few years, it has been incredibly difficult for me to open up to people. It seems like a constant disconnect between me and others around me. Something in […]
Leelah represents many in the transgender community who face hate, inequality, and loneliness simply for being who they are. Leelah’s life mattered.