Grasping Privilege

My journey of grasping privilege started off in a Bavarian primary school full of immigrants’ children frowned upon by society and “destined” to leave education early. I was always top of my class, probably because I am smart, definitely because I spoke German perfectly. My German social-worker Mum had dragged me to virtually all museums…

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Fluffy Girl

Scroll down for English. Mein wuscheliges Ich  Ich bin 16 Jahre alt und stolz darauf hinter meinem Körper und seinen Besonderheiten zu stehen. Dies war nicht immer so, denn ich bin behaart. Ich habe nicht nur die weit verbreiteten und gehassten Härchen an meinen Beinen, nein mein ganzer Körper wird von einem goldenen Flaum bedeckt,…

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Would You Believe Me?

  Would you believe me if I told you? Would you believe me if I told you that your crooked teeth shouldn’t stop you from smiling; or that your long legs don’t mean no high heels; or better yet – that neon colors pop on that ebony laced skin of yours? I bet you laughed…

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