My Mental Health Journey and 3 Things You Can Do to Navigate Your Own

As a child I was always different and in our society being different is unfortunately seen as an affront to normative (that is to say, White supremacist, capitalist, patriarchal, anti-Black, xenophobic, anti-queer, anti-difference) society. While I realized quite young that being different would make my life harder, I never wanted to be “normal,” whatever that was.