Human Me

Being The Center of Someones Universe: Explanation of the Unhealthy

This guy was hitting on me the other day and one of his lines were “Your the center of my universe.” It’s not the first time I’ve heard this, nor will it be the last. It irks me a little when I hear this statement and similar metaphors. When someone makes a statement implying that they …

How A Company Can Be Non Racist or Discriminatory In Practice: Short List

1. Don’t ask for race, gender, orientation, or religious practises. 2. Don’t create gender specific dress codes, maintain professional standards by allowing the same clothing to worn by any and all as still professional. (e.g. a dress on a professional woman is still as professional on a man)3. Don’t require education for management. Instead, hire those …

Destined For A Great Cause Or Simply Bored: A Self Reflection While Uninspired

At the moment I am sitting in my prison cell under a pink sheet and light blue fleece blanket. I call it my perch because I am on the top bunk, usually nestled in. Its my temporary safety spot. In this little nest of mine I stare out my window and let my mind race. My …

Gender Non Conformity: A Realistic Explanation For Everyone Else

Gender Non Conformity is also known as Gender Fluid or Gender Queer. Gender Non Conformity is going outside traditionally binary gender beliefs, Male/Female and seeing gender as a spectrum or not limited to genitalia.Gender Non Conformity is a way for those of us who aren’t entirely masculine or feminine to also be normal people. Its …

Impossible: An Essay

Impossible is something that cannot be done. Like putting the universe on the head of a needle or fitting 1,000,000 people into a single phone booth of normal size. Impossible.Impossible, like a large mass of rock mysteriously holding water upside down while spinning around a giant orb of fire all the while staying on a …

Public Whipping Versus Long Term Confinement

Before I came to prison I thought of prison as corrective. Everyone knows prison is violent and dehumanizing. Yet, it doesn’t deter crime. Either the public is being lied to about rehabilitation or the public has a desensitization to incarcerated lives.By public punishment I mean public whippings. By long term confinement I mean prison cells …