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“A woman of color’s self-love is political and radical, and it is unsettling for the status quo because she is choosing bravely to dismantle the narratives of racist aesthetics against her. So when people bully a girl of color for being content and satisfied with her appearance - a reality that is subjected to racist, sexist slurs in cosmetic industries - and when they tell her to be “humble” which is normative code for “Nah, you’re not special, you’re not light and delicate in a Eurocentric way” then she has every right to chew their hearts and spit them out. A non-white girl’s self-love is revolutionary and anyone trying to water it down needs to back right off.” -Mehreen Kasana

“self love is important because it molds us into a greater versions of ourselves. trust in your abilities to blossom.” - alex elle

UNC Siren Zine 2016: Self Care  

How do you take care of yourself in a world that tells you not to? How do you heal after trauma, revitalize yourself, and fight back? To a...

UNC Siren Zine 2016: Self Care  

How do you take care of yourself in a world that tells you not to? How do you heal after trauma, revitalize yourself, and fight back? To a...

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