Category: social

The Fetishization of Mental Illness, and How That Sucks.

In the wake of Chester Bennington’s untimely suicide, I might volunteer something. I relate. I have Borderline Personality Disorder, and while that might bring comparisons to Gone Girl or Girl, Interrupted – the reality is far less glamorous. Suicidal ideation seems to be part and parcel of most mental illnesses, and I’m no different. This is what happens if you search for ‘suicide’ on Tumblr. Sure, it’s one thing to see a PSA but there’s more to it. These invisible disorders plague a much larger portion of society than reported, if only because of the social stigma. The Star ran...

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Types of People You Find On Malaysian Twitter

By Adani Bakhtiar It takes the right people to follow in order to recognize these types of people, and the wild world of Malaysian Twitter is a hotbed for the best and worst of humanity. They may be your own set of friends or just people off the Internet who you’d consider ‘acquaintances’, but you can be sure you’ll run across one of these people sooner or later the longer you stay on the app. Here are some of the stereotypes you’ll find on Twitter: “Stop sliding in my DMs” / “Taken” cautions Honestly, no one asked. Some of...

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5 Last-minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Don’t Suck

By Shazwan Zulkiffli Okay don’t freak out. We know you forgot Mother’s day but thankfully, the celebration will be on Sunday, so that means – you still have time to get your mother a gift and now wallow in guilt and sorrow for not splashing cash on a box of chocolates or two. We get it, everyone’s too busy to remember Mother’s Day (but at least we still treasure our mothers every day) and choosing the perfect gift can take some time. In the true spirit of last minute arrangements and the indecisive millennials that we all grew up...

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That ‘Gram Life: 5 Disney Related Accounts To Ease Your Beauty and the Beast Pain

By Hannah Azlan Malaysia, you’re upset. I know you are. Beauty & The Beast being in that constant flux of delayed, censored, almost-banned and now completely pulled from theaters hurt a lot of people last week. Let’s look at other Disney-related Instagram accounts to soothe that. DisneyBound #disneyboundchallenge Day 15: Alice in Wonderland characters ? @brianamatopoeia #disneybound #disneystyle #aliceinwonderland #disney #madhatter #disneyland #disneyworld #vintage #fashion A post shared by DisneyBound (@thedisneybound) on Mar 15, 2017 at 8:03pm PDT   Want to dress like your favorite characters but don’t want to cosplay? Want Disney inspiration to add some magic to...

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