The Truth about Trafficking

My latest article on The Huffington Post discusses the stereotypes about trafficking as I attempt to raise society’s awareness about the reality behind the scourge.  The image choice is not my preference as it perpetuates the stereotypes. The Huffington Post:...
My Inner Rebel Will Not Be Stopped

My Inner Rebel Will Not Be Stopped

My family members were masters at squashing rebellion. It is what any good (or bad) dictator learns how to do before all else. It only takes one person to rise up against you, one bad link in the chain, and the empire can fall. Personally, I could not imagine...

Violence in Childhood

Violence comes in many forms.  And children are exposed to it everyday. This piece I wrote for Ginger Kadlec looks at violence differently. Ginger Kadlec: Violence in...
Packing Up The Trauma

Packing Up The Trauma

When I was growing up, I never grew up. I grew upward. I grew taller as most kids do. But many aspects of my development stopped at a very young age. While my brain grew intellectually, my unprocessed emotions from my traumatic experiences thwarted my reliance on...