Syrah London


Syrah currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and can be found volunteering at nonprofit events, attending music festivals, and getting lost in a foreign city. Her current obsessions include collecting vinyl, dark lipstick and writing.

5 Heartbreaking Things That Are Stolen From You If You Suffer From Depression

By Syrah London
Depression means different things for different people. Whether it's something you've dealt with your whole life, something that was triggered by an event or something that frequently comes and goes, one thing is certain: Depression steals so…

Why Suicide Is A Universal Tragedy That We Can All Take A Part In Preventing

By Syrah London
Death is something all of us will face one day. Although it's a universal fate, it's still a heavy subject that we continue to have a hard time discussing or grappling with. Suicide, on the other hand, is one of those topics that we as a society…

5 Ways Reading 'Harry Potter' Reassured Me That Adulthood Would Be Okay

By Syrah London
With a new publication being announced and the opening of "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" in California this year, the magical wizard and his crew are back in full force. I’ll be the first to admit I had no interest in reading the books when…

The Timeline Of What It's Really Like To Go Through An Abortion

By Syrah London
With election season taking place, Pope Francis’ unprecedented statement on forgiveness and undercover videos of Planned Parenthood going viral, the debate on abortion is once again at center stage. Regardless of whether you identify as pro-choice…

My Daily Struggle: I Live With PTSD And Was Never In The Military

By Syrah London
When I was 10 years old, I wanted to be an artist and create the next Saturday morning cartoon series. At 15, I was so influenced by the indie scene, I wanted to become a journalist and work for a music magazine. At 20, I was glued to CNN, watching…