Writing by Kalhia Paola De la Garza Espinosa // Photograph by Stefania Papagni // Edited by Sophie Rose // All my life I have been told I am a girl with a strong personality, until the point where I believed it and lived by those words. I earlier mentioned that I never blame victims, in any circumstances, but that changed when I blamed myself.Read More
Writing by Sophie Rose // Photography by Amin Sharifi // CW: Rape I think it’s the intimacy and the beauty and the pain and the joy that I associate with love. The trauma has dulled those emotions for me.
Writing by Sophie Rose // Photographs by Mr Koo // CW: mention of rape I was here, semi-exposed, with someone I trusted, in this environment of mutual respect and understanding, hearing validating encouragement and feeling brave.
Writing by Sophie Rose // Photograph by Paolo Barretta // I have no idea where it’s going, but for once, it doesn’t really matter. I’m getting the opportunity to get to know someone again, with a clean slate and also an existing degree of affection and familiarity.Read More
Writing by Sophie Rose // Art by Jane Rebecca Schwartz // I went through something. I know I’m not alone in that. I try not to use it as an excuse. I try to make the most of my one-hour-biweekly of therapy and I hope my meds are doing what they’re supposed to do. As much as it takes up my head I try to stay quiet about it.