I remember asking someone when I was about 8 years old what my name meant. Their answer was, “Nina? Nothing!” This memory has stayed with me for a long time mostly because I was looking for affirmation. I was looking for someone to give my life meaning and to knowRead More →

  Enter Name Here Trash, ugly, attitude, slut, mean, nasty, (enter name here), these were all names I have been called growing up. Whether it was walking down the hallway, after breaking up with a boyfriend, or walking into the cafeteria, there was no hiding from how people felt aboutRead More →