“Hi, how’s it going?” “I want the soup. Wait, what is polenta?” “Well -- ” “Is that that corn based thing?” “So, it’s -- ” “No I don’t think I’d like that. Give me the soup.” This is the conversation I have been having for eight years. Eight years of people speaking at me as if I don’t exist except to service their needs. On days when it is particularly bad, I joke with … [Read more...]
In almost all of my childhood memories, kitchens act as the backdrop. From the private quiet of our kitchen at home to the bustling early mornings at my parents’ bakery, my memories are all marked by cast iron, chef whites, and stainless steel. Most of these memories are sweet and comforting, the kitchen a space of joy and sustenance. I remember my mother’s cotton … [Read more...]
In my last year of college, I wanted to be the perfect student activist. I spent an inordinate amount of time building my laundry list of accomplishments: a part-time job, perfect grades, hard classes, big fundraisers, impressive campus events, and a résumé to neatly tie it all together in a template that took me two hours to choose. Because I was so busy, I made sure I was … [Read more...]
The Body Is Not an Apology
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