For me, my coming-of-age, didn't come with turning 18. Contrary to what I believed, it was not an immediate transferal of adulthood. There was no light that shined down from above, no heavenly voice telling me, "You're a man now". I was 18 and that was it. My coming-of-age was a process that occurred throughout my time in community college.
"Going to this Pride event, I saw what truly being comfortable with one's self actually meant: not caring what anyone thinks about you and doing what you want only because you want to do it."
It all started with turning right before I normally would on my walk home. I could never plan for what happened next.
Enrolling in college is something of an ideal moment for the up-and-coming young adult seeking to become a professional. The only access I thought I'd ever have to a college would be through the TV screen....
On January 21st 2017, the day after Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States of America, hundreds of thousands of women, men, minorities, LGBTQIA, and allies to those who face social injustice gathered for rallies and protests in their respective capitols and other places of interest. The purpose of the Women's March … Continue reading My Experience At The Women’s March In Topeka KS.
An article detailing the events of the Ghostlight Project as it occurred at Independence Community College on 01/19/2017.