From Instagram memes to natal charts, astrology has had a long and unspoken sense of prominence in many people’s searches for identity. Is there any value in turning to the occult for answers?
The historical narratives that we are typically fed in educational and mainstream spaces often prioritise white history and white culture. Where is the ‘other’ side of history?
At the end of another re-watch, having by now contributed significantly to the video’s 50 million views, I still feel somewhat blindsided. I argue that Styles’ breadcrumbing of bisexual symbolism has culminated in a brand that serves him well.
“It’s not that I want to forget I look queer, but I couldn’t even if I tried.”
“I used food to reconnect with my Peranakan identity, and this recognition of the vitality of food to identity allows me to better understand other people’s identities.”
“We need to encourage people of all genders to embrace cooking as a form of emotional expression and as a basic survival skill.”
“The first step to changing the way beauty is perceived in society is to embrace beauty in all colours and appreciate the different forms of beauty that women of colour offer.”
“Definitions of home seem to be everywhere, from the stories our friends tell to the throw pillows and inspirational posters that litter the homes of our grandparents.”
“I am a sufferer of imposter syndrome and I wholeheartedly believe that the intersection of my age and gender has something to do with it.”
“Both my own experiences and my friends’ comments have exposed a critical and alarming issue that we have in society today: our limited and perhaps ingrained conceptions of nationality. ”