As coronavirus spreads around the world, Chidera Ihejirika explores how the crisis exposes a Western entitlement when it comes to freedom of movement. This article was originally published by gal-dem. By Chidera Ihejirika Coronavirus reeks of privilege. It is undoubtedly the ability to move freely throughout the
Even after watching my life be a shit-show for four years, it’s truly weird to be gifted with the happiness of this magnitude in the middle of a pandemic. CW: mention of abuse I am… technically doing really well. This is not a
To this day, the CDC continues to refer to “obesity” as an epidemic, and has even gone as far as to say that fat people are at “higher risk” of contracting and dying from COVID-19. CW: This essay explores anti-fatness and
While fashion designers and brands continue to grab headlines and praise for their “heroism,” garment workers are fundraising for basic needs. This article was originally published at Truthout By Minh-Ha T. Pham Fashion labels from Christian Siriano, H&M and Zara to luxury
A pandemic like COVID-19 renders celebrity nearly useless, and the lack of fan adoration—not a pandemic—is the celebrity’s version of a global crisis. At the beginning of March, it became very clear that COVID-19 had finally reached the United States.