6 Reasons Why You Should Watch Broad City: Mental Health Edition

Comedy Central’s Broad City captured the hearts of viewers during its five seasons with its quirky humor, upbeat atmosphere, and amazing dialogues. But those were not the only reasons. Its take on mental health issues combines sensitivity, openness and a…

Dakota Johnson Talks Her Struggle With Depression

Personally, I am a big advocate of taking care of your mental health. I neglected mine for years, and it left me at a disadvantage in life. It isn’t until recently that I have really learned the gravity of my…

‘Grown-ish’ 2×19 Review: “Only Human”

Grown-ish tackled mental health, particularly black mental health, and raising mental health awareness this week in “Only Human.” Aaron hosts a party at Hawkins, everyone seems to be enjoying themselves and having a good time, except this one kid who…

PTSD on TV: Calling BS on the Broken Soldier Trope

In real life, traumatic events blow up our lives, twist them inside out, and light them on fire. Traumatic moments are so horrifying and destructive that our bodies will often erase our memory of it or disassociate and let us…

‘Deadly Class’ Maria Gabriela de Faria Talks Importance of Mental Health and Telling Latinx Stories

Maria Salazar is a hero. Yes, she might be an assassin at a deadly school called Kings Dominion. And yes, she did just kill Chico, aka the love of her life and the bane of her existence. But that doesn’t…

‘Queerly Not Straight’: The Life Changing Magic of Adult Coloring

In an effort to build a space for queer people like myself, every Tuesday I’ll be posting opinion pieces, listicals, reviews, and more focused on the LGBT community (and occasionally about the Latinx/WOC community since I am Latinx.) Welcome to…

Forgiveness Is A Choice We Define

I’d like you all to get on the galloping trope-horse with me for a second to talk about something that I think is the definition of poor writing. It’s not only poor writing, but it reinforces unhealthy behavior and outdated…

5 Reasons You Should Tell Your Self-doubt to Fuck Off

It is a universally acknowledged truth that self-doubt is an unwanted and unexpected intruder in our daily lives. It wraps itself around us like cling wrap from hell, sucking away our confidence in our own abilities, the love of others,…