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This White Woman’s “Protest Saris” Are Peak Appropriation

“When brown women wear saris, salwar kameez or hijab, they are told to ‘go home.’ But when a white woman does it, she’s celebrated. That’s appropriation.” For Wear Your Voice Magazine, May 2017.

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Lady Gaga: Performing and Discarding Freakishness is Another Example of Her White Privilege

“Lady Gaga has followed in the footsteps of so many white artists who coopt a marginalized position for their own personal gain, and then discard it when it no longer serves them. She even said herself that Joanne is what clinched her multi-million dollar Super Bowl deal.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, February 2017.

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When Travel Writing Demonstrates White Privilege: Condé Nast’s Problematic Snapshot of Sri Lanka

“There’s nothing like being from a country still suffering from the trauma and repercussions of a long and drawn-out civil war and then hearing from a white male travel writer that everything is hunky-dory now and people should start visiting the country again.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, January 2017.