I was a lifeguard, camp counselor, the president of the YMCA Leaders Corps. I also took piano lessons. I was a dancer.
Violence against women is a huge issue. A good feminist should be working on that - making the world a safer place for girls and women, wherever they live.
If you ask the right questions, you learn a lot about people.
A very tiny percentage of people with mental illness are also violent. We know this. The constant linking of the two together in national media is so misleading.
My life was very compartmentalized. I went to a school that was all white, and then I went home and to my black family.