Nic Sheff: 'Suicide is not a relief. It's a screaming, agonizing horror.'

In my last post , I warned those who may be depressed or considering suicide that Netflix's  13 Reasons Why could be a trigger. But, ...

My mixed review of '13 Reasons Why'

I just finished watching the Netflix show "13 Reasons Why." It was a show that several people recommended to me because it'...

Why I'm proud of my best friend

Even though I grew up as an only child, my best friend Felicia, who I met in kindergarten, has always been like a sister to me. Sometimes ...

'Sesame Street' debuts first Muppet with autism

When I was a kid, I loved Sesame Street , as can be witnessed by the home videos of me, as a baby, dancing around on our very-80s orange ...

11-year-old Tysen Benz kills himself after girlfriend fakes suicide

I've said, time and time again, that suicide is not funny. It's not something to joke about. Yet, many people don't take suici...

Community mourns Amy Bleuel, founder of Project Semicolon

Amy Bleuel, founder of the global movement "Project Semicolon," described a semicolon as representing "a sentence the auth...

My cat suffers from anxiety

A veterinarian told me that my cat suffers from anxiety. And I had to laugh to myself. Of course me, of all people, would get a cat who ha...

Thank you 'This is Us' creators for portraying a character with anxiety

In 1669, Margaret Hughes was credited as the first actress on the English stage. In 1895, the first gay couple was portrayed in the film &q...

To Lady Gaga body shamers: You disgust me

So, I can GUARANTEE you that, if I wore tight pants and a midriff-baring shirt, you could see my muffin top from a mile away. And I bet ...

What do you think about this Tweet posted by The Onion?

We live in a world more concerned with political correctness than the generations before us. Sexist jokes, racist jokes and calling someone ...