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Ava Budavari

My Response to #MeToo

Over the past week, the internet has blown up with the #metoo campaign, in which sexual assault/harassment survivors have been called upon …

How To Be A Good Ally

I spent a week this summer in Washington DC at the ACLU summer advocacy institute. This was a program in which high …

Virginia

ter·ror·ism ˈterəˌrizəm/ noun “the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.”   I woke …

A Reflection…

Today was the last day of my AP language class. I have already written to my teacher multiple times thanking her for …

My Teachers…

About a week ago, a teacher called me stupid for not doing well on a test. This isn’t the first time a …

My Body Image Journey

I am so fortunate to have won the Laws of Life essay contest again. Laws of Life is hosted by the Better …

When People Don’t Listen…

I am a liberal, outspoken, teenaged, female feminist. Me describing myself in those terms almost automatically gets me labeled “bitch”. It is …

How To Be An Activist

*FYI submissions for Fahrenheit 11/9 are still being accepted. It can be anything from poetry, essays, art, quotes, etc. You can send your pieces to …

Rogue One Movie Review

This is not going to be a typical review from me, because this movie had more of an impact on who I …

My First Heartbreak (for Fahrenheit 11/9)

My wonderful friend Eric Flayton is putting together an anthology of reactions to the day after the presidential election called Fahrenheit 11/9. This is getting put …