Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

It frustrates me when people come to conclusions about me without knowing who I am.

People often interact with me like they have preconceived notions of who I am.

It comes with the territory of being a woman, of being Asian American and of being a service worker. They confidently assume that I’m a quiet and introverted girl after knowing me for three hours, when my closer friends know that I like to tease others and never shut up about topics I’m passionate about. Or they ignore my presence, as though I’m invisible.

The older I get, the more distinctly aware I am of this treatment.

The Women’s March is almost here. These are the hard questions I must ask of the movement.

As a white woman, I can’t risk repeating the failures of our past

We’re bombarded with messages about losing weight around the new year. Here’s how I cope.

I had to learn to listen to what my body wants and needs above all else

The Lily published work from over 70 female artists this year. See our favorites.

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