Monthly archives: May, 2017

Colorism And Anti-Blackness In The Asian Community

People who are not white or of European origin are usually placed in the category of ‘People of Color,’ a term used to encompass all those who may have common or similar experiences of systemic racism. However, despite this, prejudice still exists between POC groups, and this is often directly linked to cultural bias and …

Modesty And The Brown Woman

As a North American of South Indian descent, I have always been torn between living my life based on the culture I’ve grown up in versus the culture my family is still affixed to. The one thing that has bothered me, and makes me angrier the older I get, is South Asian beliefs when it …

So What Is Libido, Anyways?

Video courtesy of Carvaka Sex Toys Studies show that women are more commonly affected by lower libido. Libido is a fancy word for sex drive and having a low libido means you have have less desire for sexual activity. Having a low libido can cause a lot of stress on a person, especially if they …

Meet Victoria, Susana, and Carolina: Inventors of the Straw That Prevents Sexual Assault

Victoria Roca, Susana Capello, and Carolina Baigorri are a trio of ostensible “normalcy” with regards to teenage-hood and their conventional high school attendance at Guillver Preparatory School in Miami, Florida.  Howbeit, in the wake of their enrollment in a curriculum encompassing entrepreneurship, the triad medalled as regnant “top dogs” within the Business Plan Challenge High …

Meet Veronika Scott: The Evolutionary Fashion Designer

Born on June 27, 1990, Veronika Scott grew up in a suburb of Detroit, MI, so it was no surprise when she chose to attend the College of Creative Studies (CCS) in the same city. Scott decided to pursue a degree in Product Design, and in 2010, she received an assignment to “design something to fill a …

It Gets Better

I’ve been writing in a journal every single night since I was 15 years old. I’m 18 now. It’s May 26, 2017, and I was writing in my journal for the night when something told me to go and read some of my old entries. I usually don’t do that, only because I feel like …

#GirlBoss: Sharmadean Reid Of WAH Nails

Sharmadean Reid MBE is the founder and CEO of WAH Nails, a beauty empire based in London. WAH started in 2005 as a zine focusing on street culture and feminism. It then developed into a blog and WAH power lunches; an opportunity for women to come together to discuss ideas and careers. In August 2009, …

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