Every month, at least 1 in 4 persons who menstruate experience menstrual pain that keeps them from engaging in other activities. This pain is a medical condition called dysmenorrhea.
I return to this quote from The Joker often: “The worst part about having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t.”
This year marks the 50th anniversary of pride month since its inception in 1970. Though pride originated in the United States, people, organizations, and brands all over the world now celebrate pride as an affirmative declaration of queerness.