The Robert Morris University Dancers ... in Straightjackets

For the second time, the public has witnessed a dance team's routine involving straight jackets and dance moves emulating stereotypical behaviors of a psychiatric ward patient. For the second time, those who advocate for mental illness should be expected to put on thicker skin and just know that they aren’t dancing about my friends and family, but just the Hollywood stereotype of a mad man. What these teams don’t realize is it’s ignorant and hurtful. ...more

Syndicated, yay!

Great piece. This is such a good point - why, oh why is it okay to make fun ...more

Competence Compensation

Thank you. I'm glad you have slowly found the balance you need to feel your feelings for what ...more