Poor people are forced by society to justify our existence. If we fit in with the stereotypes and poverty myths, we’re screwed. If we don’t, we’re also screwed.
LGBTQ+ families of color deserve to exist — no matter how deplorable Trump’s actions are.
We can’t be prepared for every eventuality, but having a self-care plan for social media emergencies is a great first step, and so is being able to ask for help when you need it.
Here is the painful irony of blasé colorism in the tattoo industry: Tattoos were invented by brown and Black people millennia before white supremacy became the dominant global paradigm.
In math, equality signifies that two entities have the same value — it does not communicate that an entity is greater, lesser, weaker, stronger.
If health is so clearly not as simple as we make it out to be, then why are we pretending like it is?
Whether it’s the fact that you’re using it too much or that what you’re seeing online is overly negative, just face it: you may need a social media break.
Again and again, gentrification prices people out of neighborhoods and makes renters feel powerless over their circumstances. But there is one thing that can withstand gentrification: people coming together.
I came to discover that my experiences are not isolated, but are in fact a part of a larger mental health crisis affecting Asian American women.
If you’re doing body-positive work, you’re borrowing directly from feminism. And if you’re not owning that and practicing its inherent values, your body positivity is useless.