Posts by Rachel Kuo
4 Ways Our Socially Accepted Beauty Ideals Are Racist
“We should be able to feel our own beauty on our own terms.” Let’s unpack how our beauty norms reinforce racism – so we can heal from the impact.Read More
What Does American-ness Mean for East Asian Americans?
“Where are you really from?” When Asian Americans are constantly told that they don’t “belong,” navigating your relationship with the US gets complicated.Read More
How Rape Culture and Racism Combine to Hurt Asian Women
You might dismiss these examples of Asian women fetishes as harmless – or even as compliments. But here’s what’s really going on with these stereotypes.Read More
4 Lessons Feminism Has Taught Me About My Relationship to Food and Fitness
You may know that many norms around food and fitness are messed up – but that doesn’t mean they’re easy to shake off. These feminist lessons could help.Read More
Is It Your Responsibility to Educate a Person You’re Dating On Race and Racism?
Ever had a partner who just didn’t “get it” when the topic of race comes up? Here are some common scenarios you might come across – and how to deal.Read More