Olivia Gatwood – “When I Say That We Are All Teen Girls” (500K Views!)

“When I say that we are all teen girls, what I mean is that when my grandmother called to ask why I didn’t respond to her letter, all I heard was, ‘Why didn’t you text me back? Why don’t you love me?’”

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Blythe Baird – “Taking My Mother to a Gay Bar” (250K Views!)

“I love all of her even if there are aspects of myself she has no desire to learn how to love.”

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Tonya Ingram – “Thirteen” (1M Views!)

“The first said: you must be a man, as much as you want it. Then offered a glass of water, which is to say, ‘have I not baptized you enough?’”

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Alex Dang – “Everything Must Go” (100K Views!)

“This is far from your last supper. Everything must go. Nothing left except cold, hard cash.”

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Lily Myers – “Shrinking Women” (6M Views!)

“And I never meant to replicate her, but spend enough time sitting across from someone and you pick up their habits.”

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Brenna Twohy – “I am Not Clinically Crazy Anymore // When the Crazy Came Back” (100K Views!)

“This body knows fear, like a front porch knows welcome. It is always coming home.”

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Ashe Vernon – “For Anyone Who’s Listening” (100K Views!)

“I have no problem with my body, just the things everyone else seems to assign to it.”

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Blythe Baird – “The Kindest Thing She Almost Did” (500K Views!)

“When she tells me that she loves me and that she has a lying problem on the same day, I know I am completely and utterly fucked.”

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Nora Cooper – “Depression, the Dude” (250K Views!)

“My depression is like that guy lifting directly in front of the weight rack.”

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Rudy Francisco – “Scars/To the New Boyfriend” (1M Views!)

“Cupid is irresponsible, and I’m tired of him using me for target practice.”

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