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You Will Be Judged. Dance Anyway.

Whatever you do, you will be judged. Whether it is dancing, singing, loving, spinning around in circles, rest assured, you will be judged by someone, somewhere. Walking down the street as a woman is a political act. Walking down the street as a man is a political act. Everything I’ve needed, I have looked for …

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From Here on Out

Some changes around here, folks. I created this platform many, many years ago, when I felt very blocked. It was at that time called The Stifled Artist. I can’t even say the name without cringing. I thought for a long time of changing it, once I felt like I was able to express myself in …

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Make It Mean Something

“Everything I’ve ever written is my attempt to transform what is ugly and painful or difficult into something that’s beautiful and transformative, like the phoenix rising from the ashes.” -Cheryl Strayed The most interesting moments for me sometimes come when I get to ask other artists for advice. I’d tried and failed at something this …

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