That’ll teach her not to mess with men

*This was originally posted on my other blog.* "That's what she gets," one of the boys said in between laughs. "Pa' que aprenda que no se tiene que meter con los hombres." That'll teach her not to mess with men. I was taught to think that boys were tougher, rougher, stronger, and meaner than girls. … Continue reading That’ll teach her not to mess with men

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Standing up for myself

*This was originally posted on my other blog.* I walked into my classroom, the way I always did, without paying too much attention to my surroundings. My friends and I fanned out and headed towards our assigned seats. The desks were usually pushed together in groups of four or six. Our seating chart had been … Continue reading Standing up for myself