race
The statement, "Oh I didn't even notice you were black. I don't see color," has been said to me on countless occasions. It’s patronizing and insulting.
hairy women
I’m an Iranian-American woman who grew up blessed with a genetic makeup that is the byproduct of thousands of years of evolution in which hairiness developed to somehow help my people better survive in their environment. I guess.
in

Dec 10, 2012 at 9:00am | 166 comments

ethnicity
While it's one thing to have your own family jokingly question your parentage, it's quite another when the questions come at you from strangers.
in

Mar 19, 2012 at 11:00am | 137 comments