“Rip out my native tongue”: The violent effects of our racist cultural consciousness on the Asian community

Image Description: A woman wearing a mask being confronted by shadow figures  Back when I used to have Tinder, the most common greeting I received was: ‘Hi Jackie Chan.’ ‘OMG Jackie Chan.’ Or: ‘I’ve never had an Asian before. I’d like to try it.’ Whilst the former was a pathetic attempt at a joking association […]

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Goth hate: a crime against fashion?

Fashion is many things: the ‘birth-child of art’, a medium of self-expression and identification, and an instrument of provocation. To provoke is a powerful thing. The suffragettes provoked change whilst wearing purple, white and green to symbolise freedom and dignity, purity and hope. The hippie legacy, in all of its bare-breasted and psychedelic glory, provoked […]

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