Having Books As Friends Doesn’t Make You Weird

Because books have the power to change your life, teach you lessons and inspire you [This is a snippet from my article for A Thousand Lives.] With your back against the plush chair and your legs crossed beneath you, the soft murmurs from the other students in the library, and a gentle noise in the […]

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Diversity in Children’s Books & Why We Need to Do Better

[This article was first written for and published on The Opinion Panel.] As I was growing up, the children’s books I read mainly featured white, straight characters all of which could fit under the umbrella term of ‘white cishet’. They portrayed strong illusions of heteronormative (the suggestion or belief that only hetrosexual relationships are normal and that […]

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