Toni Morrison’s recent death got me thinking about not only her work’s meaning for marginalized groups, including African Americans and/or women, but also what her works teach whites about race.
In the end, whether I’m “crazy” or “just a little unwell,” I have Bipolar Disorder and I am not ashamed. I’m okay with being just a little unwell.
I’m committing to working on apologizing less to control others’ reactions.
Their sometimes-heartwarming, sometimes-funny, always heartfelt lyrics are gender-specific and show us all what positive masculinity can mean.
For those of us men who struggle with mental illness, our masculinity becomes especially less than if we show vulnerability, fear, or any emotions that we’re taught to not show.
Kevin was passionate and unforgettable, but when he was alive, I sometimes only saw his dark side.
And that time when the wrong person saved my life.
Persistence, persistence, persistence.
I didn’t always think I would make it this far.
I’ve struggled with any number of issues, disorders, and disabilities.
Josh Friedberg shares his self-acceptance journey.
Josh Friedberg shares how crying has helped him cope with a lot of pain.
Learning to embrace the groove.
I have a somewhat unique relationship to music because I have Asperger’s syndrome…
Josh Friedburg is proud of his coming out, but also realized he needed to make some changes in his own mind.
Joshua Friedberg went through many years alone, bullied, and unable to read social cues. But things changed, and at last he was able to see it.