Mixed-ish puts forth a very narrow, self-centered, and unimaginative interpretation of what it means to be multicultural or multi-racial. By ...
Not seeing fat people represented sends a message that fat bodies aren’t desirable. That couldn’t be further from the truth. By Mayra Mejia Let’s face it. Most of us (consenting, adult) fat folks have and enjoy sex. But oftentimes in the sex industry, the only plus-size representation is presented as a fetish. While fetishes can… Continue Reading
Andrew Yang’s reliance on the model minority myth and popularity amongst the alt-right and other white supremacists is more than concerning. TW/CW: mentions of suicide By Sangeetha Thanapal Andrew Yang is one of the Democratic Party’s brightest new stars. As an Asian American tech entrepreneur, he is most recognised for his proposal of a Universal… Continue Reading
By sanitizing George W. Bush into a harmless old man with different political views, we dishonor the people who lived through or died by the injustices that he caused. CW: war, torture, death, racism, Islamophobia By Reina Sultan I envy those with the privilege to forget, to sanitize the horrors of the past. I can’t… Continue Reading
LGBTQ+ folks should never have to settle on conditional acceptance. We cannot splice or erase our identities to assuage the feelings of cisgender and heterosexual people. By Briana Lawrence Pop-culture and media narratives typically depict our grand closet disembarkment as a one-time event, but the truth is that we come out multiple times during our… Continue Reading
Sexual preferences are not hardwired, they are socially ingrained ideas that we ingest and rarely question. By Sonalee Rashatwar TW/CW: The following video transcript and audio contain mentions of fatphobia, dieting, and trauma. Transcript: Hi! My name is Sonalee Rashatwar, I use she and they pronouns because I identify as non-binary and I’m popularly known… Continue Reading
White people will tell you that your tone, no matter what that tone might actually be, is causing them anxiety and thereby use it as a reason to ...
LGBTQ+ folks should never have to settle on conditional acceptance. We cannot splice or erase our identities to assuage the feelings of cisgender ...
She may be trying to become the next queen of the gays, but Swift will remain an erstwhile “Aryan goddess” until she forcefully proves otherwise. ...