I use my phone to find directions, figure out where to eat, or call a car. So why can’t I use my iPhone when I’m feeling down too?
I take a lot of pride in my Chicana heritage, even though my authenticity gets questioned all the time.
There’s so much pressure in high school to please boys.
The truth is, I’m not an adult yet. And I don’t want to be.
“I recently dropped a course for the first time: calculus. But I felt pressured to stay — partly because I was one of the few Latinas in class.”