Today is a day of celebration. On January 22nd, 1973 the Supreme Court handed down a decision that would change the course of reproductive rights; access to safe abortions in the United States was legal thanks to Roe v. Wade. So today is a day of celebration for the millions of women who are alive, healthy, and able to live their lives the way they see fit without the damage of an unintended and sometimes unwanted pregnancy.  Today I am celebrating a few more things. I am celebrating the fact that I can continue on going to school without yet another interruption. I am celebratingRead More →

This post is going to be very long, and very heavy. It is going to cover some very intense material. I strongly encourage you to read through to the end. <3 Approximately 20-25% of homeless Americans have mental illness. Approximately 600,000 people are homeless (564708 on a specific night in January 2015). That means that an estimated 150,000 people are homeless and with a mental illness. The statistics on how many people are homeless because of their mental illness have not (at least that I could find) been measured, however mental illness was listed as one of the top three reasons for homelessness in 2008. If you haven’tRead More →