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.
People of color can lead the charge, but it’s going to take white people getting out there to actually make the change.
As soon as we confront how we as Asian Americans can be complicit in siding with whiteness, we can truly begin to love our communities and ourselves.
In poor neighborhoods all across the country, universities have actively displaced of poor folks of color in the name of gentrification.
Why did this group of disabled people risk their safety for fellow Americans, most of whom would be quick to erase and invisibilize them?