I don’t need to look “good” to be worthy of basic respect.
I wish someone had told me when I was 13 that it was OK to be a monster.
It’s a brand-new day.
Bacne, butchness, and BS beauty ideals.
I thought relaxing my hair was the only option.
Conquering my wispy, curly mop.
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