Our first date was one of endurance. We walked for hours downtown and my shoulder grew tired from the regret of putting so much stuff in my bag in an earlier fit of nerves.
A city filled of simplistic splendour, Love, poetry, sorrow, kindness, This is what makes Basra.
The website “So, I had an abortion…” launched this January with the intention of de-stigmatizing the topic of, well, abortion, while also providing a forum for people to share their stories. The project is the creation of Julia Santana Parrilla.
The first time I did meth, I didn’t even know that it was crystal meth that I'd until 16 hours later. I mean, I knew that I was on some powerful drug — after all, it did let me have sex for 12 hours straight with four different guys.
Being a victim of sexual assault means that every extra half hour I have to wait to use this service because of the people who are abusing it is another half hour I’m left feeling vulnerable and insecure.