These lonely brown cuties share the books/art/Instagram accounts that introduced them to eco-feminism, sci-fi, and Orientalism.
I control the filters through which I’m seen.
Why don’t any of my cinematic heroes look like me?
You don’t have to understand what it’s like to be me.
I even liked Sondra, the boring one.
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