Tag Archives: Stereotype

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The Double Standard of Black Women’s Emotions

Let me start out by admitting I have an attitude/anger issue. Being raised in a violent abusive household, as a teen I had trouble in social situations. I always thought it was because of my attitude that I couldn’t make … Continue reading

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Confucius say what? Whitewashed by the colorblind

I was at a retreat for a women’s volunteer organization – this organization works primarily with girls, but it was an event where adult leaders were invited from the entire region. Adult volunteers were there from several counties. I was … Continue reading

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Not All Women Are Maternal

I knew when I was ten, playing with my Barbie Dolls, that I did not want children. When other girls would play house and talk about what they would name their children, I already knew that would not be a … Continue reading

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Asian Majors

I either have super-powers or some people are truly misinformed. Because it can’t be racism! Continue reading →

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Prejudice and Border Crossings

I’m Japanese, working in the US with a work visa. I went to an international school in Japan, and an English speaking university. So I speak English fluently, with no accent. The fact that I speak English is usually great. … Continue reading

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We Eat Other Things Too…

The other night my son and I were wandering around the mall after seeing a movie.  Nothing in the food court appealed to us, so we tried the pub across the way.  Unfortunately, my son, though we only wanted food, … Continue reading

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