No child in the city: Oklahoma ranked the 5th worst place to have a baby.

Since I’m now 27, I find myself being more mindful, knowledgeable, and mature when it comes to discussing family planning for myself and my loved ones. For example, now if a friend tells me she’s pregnant, I know I’m supposed to answer with “congratulations” rather than “oh shit, what are you going to do?” Unfortunately, though the […]

Redskin Country: Oklahoma High Schools and the Use of Racist Mascots

This past weekend, a whole history of Indigenous oppression was in my face when I visited Rush Springs for their annual Watermelon Festival. Their high school’s mascot is the Redskins, a term that many Indigenous groups have launched a campaign against, one of determined education and hopeful change and, thankfully, many schools are listening. But, […]