• This Weekend: Ms. Veteran America 2021 Semi-Finals

    We should know within the next two weeks who makes it to the Finals and I can’t wait to finally breathe after this round. No matter what happens, it has been an absolute honor and privilege to be a part of something bigger than myself and advocate and raise funds for such an underestimated demographic of homeless persons in the United States, and my sisters-in-arms. 
  • Why Homelessness in Women Veterans is An Issue Worth Addressing

    It is said that women veterans are the "fastest growing population" of all homeless demographics ithe United States. It can be linked to the increase of female service members overall, as well as the difficulties they face while serving and how those adverse events carry over into their civilians lives. 
  • When You Blame the Victim, You Stand For the Perpetrator

    I was asked later by well-meaning individuals why I was even there in the first place. At a concert. In a venue. With people we thank for their service. I'm sorry, am I missing something?! Humans have been raping humans for the entirety of our existence. Women were violated even when they couldn't show their ankles, join the military, or go to Lee Brice concerts. 
  • Competing for Ms. Veteran America 2021: the 5W's

    Wait, who? Oh hello, Taylor Anne here. I’m an eight year Active Duty Army Medic and victim turned victim advocate. This is my chance to elevate m...
  • The Audacity: Ms. Veteran America 2021

    Did you know the way we talk to ourselves is the most important communication we have each day? If you tell yourself you can’t, you won’t. Don’t let the society’s standards tell you what you are capable of, show them.