Tag: stigma

Menstruation Stigma Has to End. Period.

BY SAVANNAH MARTINCIC, CONTRIBUTOR In Kenya, a 14-year-old girl started her period for the first time in the middle of a school day. Later that day, she killed herself.  The Daily Nation, a local newspaper, reported that on Sept. 6…

Queer and Christian: The Truth

BY ELIJAH NICHOLS, STAFF WRITER It is not often that I write of my queer identity in such a formal setting, and it is not at all that I write of the intersections of my identity of being both queer…

Your Mental Health Doesn’t Belong to Anyone’s Schedule

BY SUSAN KATHRINE CORKRAN, STAFF WRITER While we slowly chip away at the stigma and silence surrounding issues of mental and emotional health, we have managed to barely scratch the surface of the problematic views we still hold as a society….