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Human Parts
A publication about humanity from Medium: yours, mine, and ours.

Sustaining white antiracism requires real cross-racial connection and relationship

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The story of how he wound up in a dangerous compound—and how he escaped

Two vintage photographs of my dad and his sisters


The mental calculations helping me make sense of my grief

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This Is Us

Culture taught me to pursue love, then sex, then marriage — but that formula has never worked for me

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Lived Through This

Sometimes our bodies are best left alone

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Humans 101

It’s one of our most innate and reliable guides


Lived Through This

It took healthy love to appreciate the abuse I had excused

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Humans 101

Or, what I learned from 100 people over 50

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The mysteries of my universe can be summed up with those two words

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