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Parenting
Rhianna Glassberg-Frost

For Those Who Don’t Yet Know

Reflections on the first year of parenting. After giving birth at the end of March 2020, Rhianna and her baby left the hospital to a world totally changed. In these strange times, she had to learn how to care for a baby and cope with every new experience. She found that being a parent is the most ordinary and the most extraordinary challenge, in ways she could never have prepared herself for.

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Elitism, Caste, Safe Spaces, Spaces International, Inclusion, Mixed Race, Interracial, Experience
Elitism
Raghu

The Fire That Never Burned

At the age of twelve, seeing the ill-treatment meted out to fellow dwellers in the area of my living, a question arose in my heart. Is there a solution to this problem? Almost twenty years later, I found to my surprise that there is indeed a solution. However, there is a perpetual unwillingness in the minds of people to accept and implement the solution. Will the change ever come?

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Mental Health, Safe Spaces, Spaces International, Inclusion, Mixed Race, Interracial, Experience
Mental Health
Anonymous

I want you to be alive

What is it like going through child sex abuse that leads to a slew of mental health issues that push you over the edge when you grow up in a culture and environment that labels mental health as taboo and conveniently sweeps it under the rug?

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Mental Health, Safe Spaces, Spaces International, Inclusion, Mixed Race, Interracial, Experience
Mental Health
Kea Andrews

Reflections from the darkness

This article is about my experience with depression—putting it into words, describing it so that it’s more tangible and becomes much more real to someone who doesn’t know what it feels like. It’s to articulate in the best way I can how depression has affected me and how, personally, I view and experience it. This article also includes my experience with suicidal ideation as well as a close encounter with an attempt at suicide.

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Age, Safe Spaces, Spaces International, Inclusion, Mixed Race, Interracial, Experience
Age
Nathan Andrews

What’s In A Number?

In this article, Nathan Andrews, a veteran in the hospitality industry, recounts various life experiences with age milestones, focusing on how he noticed things change once he crossed the age of 60.

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Age, Safe Spaces, Spaces International, Inclusion, Mixed Race, Interracial, Experience
Age
Bridgit Waithaka-Vasiljević

What’s my age again?

Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten years? This seemingly innocuous but loaded question has been the bane of my life for years. But how relevant are age-based milestones? I reflect upon my personal experience with these often unrealistic goals.

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Gender, Safe Spaces, Spaces International, Inclusion, Mixed Race, Interracial, Experience
Gender
Vickie Wambura

Gender: When men need Victoria’s Secrets

At the heart of social justice is the restoration of dignity to those who have been oppressed. There are times when this need is very personal, and the person under the yoke of oppression will seek out relief, from the most unlikely people. This was the case for Vickie when a male prison inmate passed her a roughly scribbled note and implored her not to read it till she got home.

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