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Because there isn’t one single incident so serious that I can complain to human resources or to the Equal Opportunities…
Because I’ve made out that dwelling on my feelings is navel-gazing
Because I’ve made out that voicing my emotions is neediness
Because I’ve made out that being vulnerable is to be weak
My heart weighs on me, and I can’t cry.
4th September 2016 marked Hong Kong’s first Legislative Council (“LegCo”) elections after the Umbrella Revolution of fall 2014. In the time intervening, a new sentiment known as “localism” had gained popular support…