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I just had an intake appointment with the 5th psychologist in less than 2 years. It’s not because I spent a lot of time “shopping” for the right fit, in fact I would have loved…

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What has your experience of being nonbinary and transgender been like?

For the most part it was a lot of confusion. I actually really struggled at the start because I went to an all-girls school and didn’t really fit in and just thought it was because…

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Bi Twice Over

I moved from Mexico City to Delft, the Netherlands in August 2016. With two suitcases full of weatherproof clothes, a heart heavy with the unknown, and a mind confused with expectations, dreams, and desires I…

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Feeling out of place: the struggles of a first-generation academic

During my bachelor graduation ceremony, I remember being surprised by the large number of parents that were doctors, scientists, philosophers, and the like. They all seemed to understand what university life was all about –…

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I have struggled with my mental health for as long as I can remember

The first trauma I had was at age four – when my mom died very suddenly. One day we thought she ‘just’ had the flu, the next she was gone. Me and my family never…

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