Author: Yessenia

Yessenia is a graduate student studying to be a speech therapist with an emphasis on traumatic brain injuries. She spends far too much time correcting the wrong people on the internet, lifting heavy things and training her cats. She's a proud internet atheist and trolls only for the greater good.
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Quickies 03/14/2014

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On March 14, 2014
Three comedians talk about stereotypes about bisexuals. Here’s a review of the film Interior. Leather Bar. Neil Degrasse Tyson explains why faith and reason are irreconcilable. One in five Americans don’t give any fucks at all about religion. Disgusting. A religious council has said that Pakistan’s ban on child marriages is “un-Islamic.” Tell me again […]

Quickies 02/28/2014

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On February 28, 2014

100 Black LGBTQ women you should know. UC Berkeley faces a Title IX complaint that they discouraged students from filing sexual assault allegations and took months to open investigations when allegati

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So I came across this article via facebook (how else would I read anything?). The quote that really rubbed me the wrong way is as follows: I read blogs. And an unfortunate consequence of reading blogs is that sometimes you stumble upon statements that make you upset. Lately, I’ve been dwelling over one single sentence […]
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The Limits of Empathy

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On November 5, 2013
As you may know from my other posts, I am a person living with a disability – well, a couple. One consequence of this is that I have had the experience of having no neuropathy in my hands, and also of having a very extended period of time (measured in years) where my hands hurt […]
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