The Instagram stories are always telling me how to take care of myself. It’s helpful, mostly. Except for when it isn’t.
As a white woman who was once caught off-guard by her own unexpected privilege, I wanted to share what I learned and guide you through this new phase in your life.
A few weeks ago we asked you to encapsulate 2019 in 19 words, and what amazing, thoughtful, funny, poignant responses we received!! Thank you to everyone who made the last year of Qween City the best one yet, and here’s to more wonder in 2020.
How quickly your
tendencies/comfort with me buying my own
drink/and tendency to flinch
when I speak
Whether you gave 2018 the smackdown like Ocasio-Cortez to every one of her critics or you shutdown like our government, 2018 likely left you feeling some type of way. Utterance presents 18 word summaries of how it left some of our readers feeling.
In which I am famous across the continental United States, and you work at a corner-store in Erie County.
No one told us anything except to smile more, look less angry, to talk with less spit in our mouths.