Tag Archives: shame

Weekend Zee TV Special

TW: fatphobia, shame, suicidal ideation (graphic images), anti sex work stigma, Desi Family Drama My mother is anxious. I am at a Tim Horton’s. The problem with living in the middle of nowhere is that there is nowhere to go to … Continue reading

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For Want of a Pen

“For want of a nail a horseshoe was lost, for want of a horseshoe a horse went lame, for want of a horse a rider never got through, for want of a rider a message never arrived, for want of … Continue reading

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Disclosure and Stigma

The following is a post that I’ve adapted from a comment I left on a Facebook thread about forcing disclosure of people living with herpes, in the acting industry where kissing is a norm.  It was a valuable conversation and … Continue reading

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On the Radical Notion of Being Romantically Unlovable

I fell in love earlier this year. My time with this person was short – 2 months once you filter out the “pre-dating” period of like 2 weeks and the “oh shit this is ending” period of 2 weeks at … Continue reading

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Fragments

1. Montreal sits in my mouth, memories taste like green summer grass and clear blue water fountains 2. I remember your thighs; they were brown, strong li(n)es, like mine, I thought, and I was (partly) right. 3. Shame is the kind … Continue reading

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Silence

I have found a million ways to talk about absolutely nothing.

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Shame

is the most dangerous emotion of all.

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Experiment

He was a stranger. But never forget: that’s the point. It was Christmas that did it, I think – it was everywhere when we first started- and I thought about giving up wine for the legend of good hugs, a rolling … Continue reading

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