…e Peace Corps bureaucracy, and there were a readers who really let me have it with their criticism. I realized then that I need to stand behind what I write. I decided that I could handle it because I was always being truthful in what I write and shared with the world.
Tracy Aston will understand when I say that I’ve had the internalize that sentiment in the past few weeks.
I write extensively on LGBTQ topics. I was recently thrown off of Quora for my clearly expressed and uncompromising views in opposition to homophobia and transphobia.
I do most of my writing by telling stories from my life that represent my truth.
I’ve been struggling with anxiety in the past couple of weeks, experiencing my banning as a rejection of myself, my person.
I appreciate reading about your own experiences with standing up for your writing.