My name is Julian and my pronouns are he/him. I am a disabled queer artist. I am a junior anthropology major at Bryn Mawr College. I am passionate about fighting ableism at BMC.
In my sophomore year, I was hospitalized for a severe manic episode associated with my bipolar disorder. When I was released from the hospital, the Dean’s Office and Dr. Bazelon decided that I would not be allowed to live on campus for the rest of the semester. It broke my heart when what had previously been a loving and supportive place became so hostile to me. I’m back at Bryn Mawr now, and fighting for my place in the community. I belong here– even when I am severely mentally ill.