"When the police camera footage first leaked from Gabby Petito’s missing person case, something inside of me recognized something inside of her."
"By refusing the vaccine and ignoring the science, a few of my siblings have denied our entire family an opportunity to properly say goodbye to him."
"These men reduced me to an outdated, incorrect stereotype, as if I was only there to perform a specific task and fulfill a fantasy of theirs."
'When I look around at the middle-aged women I know ... I see something entirely different than what’s depicted in the media."
"Who has the right to access your body? To touch, probe, view images of your flesh? It is only flesh, after all. But it is also you."
"A fellow survivor of suicide loss who’d attended Joe’s funeral said we had an increased risk of dying by suicide."
"I had been 'vetoed.'"
"Irrespective of the neighborhood in which I live, regardless of how articulate I might seem, all I am and all I ever will be to some people is Black."
"In normal times, my job involves a variety of things... Now it's just COVID. All day and every day, COVID."
"It was the single most empowering thing I’ve done in my sex work career."