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Andrew Yang, It’s Not on Asian Americans to Prove Their “Americanness”

While Asian Americans are being targeted, former presidential candidate Andrew Yang decided to perpetuate the model minority myth.

Traci Medeiros-Bagan Wants to Uncouple Sickness from Otherness

Your therapist isn’t necessarily going to know more about you than you know about yourself. You’re the expert about yourself.

Truth Hurts: Fat, Black, and Too Good to Cancel

In every industry Black women have to work four times as hard for less than half the credit. 

Love the Hard Way: Reflecting on the Magnificence of “The Bluest Eye”

“Ugliness,” one of the novel’s running themes, is examined under an unforgiving spotlight because it’s such a familiar experience for young Black girls.

Very Online: “Karen” Isn’t a Slur—It’s a Critique of Entitled White Womanhood

A Karen’s racism is inextricable from her white womanhood.

Sunday Best: The Beauty and Timelessness of Black Adornment Rituals

Fashion rituals are a set of acts, an unwritten code of survival, that are passed down from generation to generation. 

Protecting Voting Rights for Trans People Is a Must for Us All

A comprehensive approach is necessary for reforming voting rights for trans people.

Laugh at My Pain: Finding the Humor in Being a “Black Widow”

Grief is a thing that will live, in some way, in our DNA and our body and be triggered by the wrong song or the wrong turn down the street where you see someone that looks like the person you lost.

Good Grief: Why Does Mourning Have an Expiration Date?

The raw reality of a grief that cannot be muffled after some quiet crying in the bathtub is disruptive to a world where discussions of mourning often include the phrase “moving on.”

Fixed It For You!: The COVID-19 Pandemic is Not a “Cozy Catastrophe”

Admit it: The coronavirus apocalypse is actually kind of fun for you (if you don’t give a shit about other people).

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