ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

5 Effed-Up Things Men Have Told My Boyfriend

Who knew dating a black woman made you a target for nay-sayers?

Latino man in tank top looking at camera

I live in Peru. I have lived here for nearly 5 years. Let’s say that in some ways, Peru is a colonialist’s Candyland, as many of the archaic and effed-up ideas of whiteness scream at you wherever you might want to look from giving up a seat on the bus, to disallowing your son to…

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MJ Adia

Black-Filipina. Lived in Peru for 5 years. LICSW, dancer, meditator. Writes about multiculturalism, cinema, race, social issues.