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Voices

The Things People Say

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

A comic of actual snippets from real conversations I have had with real people.

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Coming Out and Staying In: My Journey as a Bisexual

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

A personal narrative on my experiences and struggles as a bi woman in Grand Rapids.

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Being Affirmed in the LGBT Community

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

It is very important to be affirming to LGBT students to encourage them to live authentic lives.

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Pride, GR: A Queer-ies

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Reflecting on identity and self in Grand Rapids during a historic time in our history.

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Living Authentically

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Chronicles of my journey coming to live an authentic life and my coming out process.

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Empowering community voices through celebrated difference

Submitted 04-01-2015 under VOICES

As the Rapidian's new Community Engagement Specialist, I'd like to share my Grand Rapids roots and hopes for my work with The Rapidian.

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Breastfeeding rights under scrutiny

Submitted 03-25-2015 under VOICES

As a nursing mother I was denied my right to nurse my child as needed. Despite Michigan's “Breastfeeding Antidiscrimination Act," I was directed to nurse only in a small study space. Grand Rapids Public Library needs to take steps to create a a safe, welcoming breastfeeding environment.

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My health journey: On running and having your s**t together

Submitted 03-11-2015 under VOICES

Running has always made me feel strong, mentally and physically. It’s always given me space to take, to occupy, when I felt like I was disappearing.

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My health journey: Motivating myself for family, community around me

Submitted 03-06-2015 under VOICES

When I went on a mission to start a new trend where healthy eating and living would be a priority, I brought that mission not only to myself but to my children, my grandmother and my community.

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Growing up at historical Houseman Field

Submitted 12-22-2014 under VOICES

Growing up in Grand Rapids has created many lasting memories of places that are still standing today, such as Houseman Field. Important on a personal level, this place also has positively affected many generations before and after me.

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