a lot of first generation or minority students face this kind of thing, that your parents kind of expect you to become lawyers and doctors. they came here and they want you to do the best, and they don’t see theatre as something you can focus on or make a career out of.
i had some idea instilled in me that the girl who could shoot pool and drink beer was the one people not only wanted to be around, but the one they wanted to be with. it was a way of standing out, by blending in, by being that girl who could “hang with the boys”.
i wanted to start this site as a resource for ladies to address mental health concerning women, and as a forum for us to openly discuss issues surrounding other aspects of our health and to practice radical self-care.