Frozen Metaphors: Mental Illness and LGBT “Representation”

Frozen Metaphors: Mental Illness and LGBT “Representation”

I was very determined not to like “Frozen.” And I have my reasons. Super lazy and generic art, the lack of people of color, Same-Face Syndrome, the appropriation of Sami culture, removing a ton of female characters from the original fairy tale and leaving us with two. And from what I’d seen of the trailers …

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Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Women’s Mental Health & Feminist Therapy

Feminist Psychologists Talk About…Women’s Mental Health & Feminist Therapy

(piano music…) (music fades out…) I think mental health is one of those specialized services that is so problematically separated from other services so that women have to divide themselves into little pieces, and then come to define themselves by those fragmented pieces. And especially poor women who have to check off the boxes right: …

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Accepting That I Was A Victim Of Domestic Abuse #MentalHealthAwareness

Accepting That I Was A Victim Of Domestic Abuse #MentalHealthAwareness

So this is a video I’ve wanted to do for a long time. I’ve written stuff, walked away to think about it, and returned only to rewrite it again and again. I’ve talked about these things openly for years, both in passing in my videos as well as in person. You think it’d be easy …

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