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Living Marcos’ Martial Law Through My Parents’ Eyes
In reflecting on my feelings towards the 2022 Presidential Elections, I asked my parents what it was really like to live under Ferdinand Marcos Sr.’s dictatorship.
Here’s What Happened When I Called My Parents Out on Their Racism
It took me falling in love to realize that I shouldn’t stay silent.
The Lunar New Year Is Coming Up. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Celebrate.
FYI, the virus doesn’t care if it’s the year of the ox.
Netflix’s ‘Bling Empire’ Wants Us To Believe Crazy Rich Asian Stereotypes
I’ve been told to be happy about any Asian representation in the media, even if it doesn’t serve us.
Brave: Corporations Stand In Solidarity With the Communities They Exploit
Amazon, which provides the technical backbone of ICE and plotted to smear a fired Black organizer, says it 'stands in solidarity with the Black community' in the 'fight against racism and injustice.' And that's just the beginning.
I Was a ‘Terrace House’ Fan but After Hana’s Death, I’m Not Sure
It's a sobering reminder that cyberbullying is never OK and that reality shows are rarely ever real.
I Don’t Ask Questions as an Adult Because I Wasn’t Allowed Questions as a Child
Asking ‘why’ as a kid never got me answers, but when we fail to ask questions as adults, it hurts us all.
I Feel Guilty for Being Privileged Enough to Not Face the Worst of Coronavirus
Survivors' guilt, or feeling overwhelmingly ashamed and anxious about being relatively shielded from the prevalent problems of the pandemic, can also take a huge toll on mental health.
Memes Hating on "Twilight" Made Me Too Embarrassed to Read It Growing Up. Today, I Wish I Had
With Stephanie Meyer’s announcement of a new Twilight book coming up, I’m reminded once again how it’s okay to love things others look down upon.
Recognising My Own Privilege in Singapore Amid COVID-19
A steep rise in cases reveals the shocking disparity in the treatment of migrant workers, driving many Singaporeans to demand for equality.
As an Introvert, Coronavirus Is a Perfect Excuse for My Social Distancing
I've flaked on people all my life. But thanks to the pandemic, everyone will finally know what social etiquette and the joy of cancelling social commitments feel like.
It’s Time for Indonesia's Police to Stop Busting Unmarried Couples for Having Sex
Raids on private accommodations are commonplace in Indonesia, especially on Valentine’s Day.