Besides the fact that it’s so damn cold
When guys on Grindr asked me what I was looking for, I wanted to respond, "A permanent address."
My entire life was shaped by violence, so I wanted to end it violently. But I didn't — thanks to overcoming the stigma surrounding African-Americans and depression, and to building a community on Twitter.
I'd always been self-conscious about my abdomen. When I got endometriosis, everyone else became conscious of it too.