My self-esteem was so heavily affected by the prospect of discrimination that I had no choice but to find other ways to boost it. I grew up in a primarily Caucasian town, where people of my ethnicity are very few and far between. Despite speaking Tamil as my first language, I quickly grew into only communicating in English, even with my parents. As I grew … Continue reading An honest chat about everyday racism
Hello friends! The last couple of months have been a little weird, mainly because of semester 1 exams but also because of general life; my last post was one I actually wrote weeks before it was published, but I had to schedule it for after things in my life had calmed down. For those of you that have liked my Facebook page, I filmed a … Continue reading Just a bit of a general catch-up: February 2019
*TRIGGER WARNING* This post discusses sexual harassment, racism and rape, with links & screenshots which could be triggering. If this is something which might upset you, I would advise you to stop reading now. This was an incredibly difficult post to write (and I have been trying to do so for a few months now) and it addresses some horrifying content. The reading and research … Continue reading Submitting to sex under pressure is not consent. It is acquiescence.