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About Friendship: A Letter to My “Friends”

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People often tell me stories, and I love it. (I mean, I love stories, right?) Sometimes they tell me “bad stuff” about someone we both know, and I try to listen and stay neutral. Well, I don’t think it’s fair to judge something only based on one-sided stories, but again, I don’t want to invalidate […]

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Sexism: Is it a Preference?

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“Racists don’t think they are racists. When we try to tell them that what they do or say can be considered racist, some of them will be quick to defend believing and saying it’s just about preference. I thought it applied only to racists; I was wrong.” I started this post with that caption I […]

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Romanticization of (Sexual) Harassment

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I’ve been having this thought for quite a while. And some time ago somehow I was “triggered” by this fanfic I happened to read and thought that I really had to write it down and post it here. When I was reading the story, I was like, “Gosh, this is not right.” One of the […]

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My Privilege: Supportive Parents

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I was poor but I did have my privileges. While I wasn’t financially privileged, I was emotionally supported to pursue my education. In the last post I was questioning myself if I was entitled enough to share my stories with the students in my high schools, not only because I don’t think I have been […]

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A Bridal Makeup: Not a Wedding

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When I went back to my country, I came to visit a friend who was really good at make-up. Yes, I missed her, but I also wanted her to give me some makeup ‘cause I knew I’d never be able to do it myself. I suck at it, not to mention that I wasn’t patient […]