Change of Scenery

Life has a funny way of taking plans, tearing them up, and then throwing them back in your face. This really seems to happen to anything that I plan. Back in June my family was supposed to move to Arkansas. I had planned for it. I even waited until school was let out to plan [...]

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Texas Bathroom Ban

So now if I go to visit my family and have to pee I’d better hold it until I get home, no matter how long I’m out. Going to the movies, forget it. Going shopping for anything other than a quick milk and bread run, forget it. Pretty much leaving the house for more than two or three hours, is off limits thanks to this bill. I’m to be relagated to the women’s restroom where I can be beaten, maced, peppersprayed, or worse (because you can pretty much carry a firearm whereever you want to in Texas) I can be shot. What a way to welcome new potential residents or tourists. Things like this make me wonder why anyone would ever think that being transgender is a choice.

Tick Tock?

At first look the headlines for Ahmed Mohamed makes someone believe that this innocent kid was arrested and tormented simply for being a) black and b) Muslim; however, if you look deeper into a situation you’ll see a different story begin to evolve. When I first read the headlines of “14-year-old black Muslim boy arrested [...]