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I’m so tired of listening to men without ever being listened to in return
Tallulah Belassie-Page shares her experiences of the emotional burden that women often find themselves carrying for men as the 'unbridled listener'.
Calling East and South-East Asian women ‘cute’ isn’t a compliment – stop infantilising us
Joanna Sing writes about the harmful 'cute' stereotype, and how the Western media have played their part in creating an imaginary ESEA woman to be measured against.
I kept trying until I found the right therapist and it’s the best thing I ever did
It may have taken a few tries, but Kira Mae Richards finally found the therapist that brought healing. The experience taught her that she was never damaged goods, and needing guidance is nothing to be ashamed of.
I live with a chronic illness but I’m reclaiming Ramadan for myself
Yousra Samir Imran shares her experiences of guilt when a chronic illness meant she could no longer fast during Ramadan.