I struggled with depression and anxiety by myself for 4 months until I finally admitted I needed help; I could no longer face this on my own. I was diagnosed with Depression in May 2016. I didn’t realize that I was suffering from depression for the first 4 months until my doctor told me, “Its not normal for you to feel this way.”
Why are the gun security checks so lax? Why are we, as a country, so gun crazy? There were 11 million guns
made in the US in 2013…310 million civilian owned firearms
in the US in 2009! I’ve never understood these statistics.
We see them, but we don’t see them. They don’t fit into our notion of what a human trafficking victim “looks like.” They aren’t tied up, bruised, or crying. They walk among us, their captivity hidden from view as they replay their trafficker’s threats, beatings, and confusing, cruel behavior in their mind. All three of these individuals are actual people whom we at The Dragonfly Home had the opportunity to work with after they exited human trafficking.
reported that Black Lives Matter began discussing how they could use this position as an opportunity to raise awareness and increase the standing and funding of minority LGBTQ+ groups during Pride events and elsewhere shortly after being named this year’s honorees back in February.