Miami Autumn's journal

by Miami Autumn, October 2020

We know that attraction to minors and sexual activity with minors are different: 91.3-95.2% (0.99 CI) of minor-attracted persons (MAPs) have not been convicted of engaging in sexual activity with a minor,[1] and 76.5-92.0% (0.99 CI) of persons who have been convicted of engaging in illegal sexual activity with a minor are not attracted to minors.[2]

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by Miami Autumn, August 2020

It’s a phrase that's been repeated to me by professors and classmates, by coworkers and colleagues. It means, when someone makes a mistake, the goal should be to empathize with them first, before seeking to correct their mistake.

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by Miami Autumn, July 2020

When I first began teaching preschool, I was incredibly awkward and shy around the children I was caring for, especially the children who I thought were attractive. I just had no idea what to say or how to behave. It took me quite a while before I really felt comfortable around them.

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