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I Am Gender–Fluid, And Yes, It's Confusing For Me Too.

I don’t want to do this. I stood in front of our middle school locker room door, tugging nervously at my ponytail.

by ANONYMOUS

In the Summer, We Exist in Limbo.

Accepting that this time in my life has an expiration date enables me to live in it a little more.

by DANI BLUM

I Lost Control and Took a Leave of Absence

When I first called CAPS last May, I didn’t know that I had an eating disorder, much less understand the extent to which recovering from it would shape the next year of my life.

by ELISE REYNOLDS

Speaking Without Complacency

Somewhere in this country, right now, there is a white supremacist, and I am quite literally his worst nightmare.

by DEBBIE RABINOVICH

Why I Love Greek Life at Penn and Want to See It Be Better

A Call to Action to the Greek Community

by CAROLINE OHLSON

An Anniversary Letter to a Deceased Friend

Reflections on the year since it happened

by ANGELA NI

I Have No Safe Space

Navigating being a queer woman of color in a straight, white space.

by ANGELA HUANG

My House Burned Down. Then I Found Home.

Where I found home after my childhood one burned down.

by LAUREN DONATO

Finding Center

When the clock almost stopped for me.

by HALLIE BROOKMAN

Life as a First Generation, Low–Income Student at Penn

How I feel as a first generation, low–income student at Penn.

by DANIEL GONZALEZ

City of Sisterly Love

Finding love in my family after leaving home.

by JESSICA LI

Loving Sex After Assault

Getting my wings back

by ANONYMOUS

Finding Love in Community After Loss

Love in mourning

by SABRINA QIAO

All Strings Attached

How easily I fell for the idea of him

by CAROLINE HARRIS

I Fell in Love With My Best Friend. Then She Was Gone.

Discovering my sexuality through love and loss

by ANONYMOUS

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