Stories

Creating our Family
From being a straight girl living in “Amish Paradise” to a happy lesbian with a wonderful wife and daughter. That is the beginning of my timeline to current. Growing up, I did not know that being gay was an option....
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Loss amongst the biggest year of loss
Name: Kirsty Hallam Pronouns: She/Her Instagram: ha11am I didn’t ever see myself writing something that would be shared with the world, now I think this may be my 3rd or 4th time doing it on Only Human? So thank you for creating a...
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To Sur-Thrive Or Not
Name: Cynthia Ortiz Pronouns: She/Her Instagram: SyncerelySyn1 November 8th, 2016, I went from going to vote after marathon prepping to cancer pulling the brakes on what I thought I had control over – my life… I was diagnosed with Stage 2b breast cancer...
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Weapons
Sticks and stones may break my bones But words… those hurt much deeper. Inside this shell of flesh and bone Exists a spiritual creature. Truth can sting as much as lies, And worse than insults… so can WHY An incessant...
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Q&A With Cassie Breen
Name: Cassie Breen Pronouns: She/Her/Undecided Instagram: cbreen_10  Tell us a little bit about yourself and who you are.  My name is Cassandra Breen, but many call me Cassie or Cass. I am currently a professional basketball player in London. This will be my...
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Sharing your story with the world is an incredibly vulnerable thing to do, but human connectedness and storytelling is a powerful thing and has the potential to inspire and help those reading it. We want to hear your story, no matter what that story is, no matter how hard it may be to tell. We know that we all struggle and that the ability to move out of that struggle has the power to change the lives of those around you. Only Human was built as a safe place to share your journey, we want you to come as you are.