Category: Women’s Interests

One Last Thing: Informed Consent is the Only Type of Consent

Hi everyone, in this edition of One Last Thing, we talk about the importance of consent in your everyday lives. One Last Thing is a summary of all the things I’m salty about, stripped down to its bare bones and put out here on the greater Internet for you to read. For additional salt, you can head to my Twitter @hannahcyanide or check out my past articles. Submit your stuff! I’m sure I’ll write about it. Consent is defined as “permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.” We usually hear about it when talking about sexual...

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One Last Thing: White Knights and Damsels in Distress

Hello, it’s me again. It’s Hannah, coming back with another edition of One Last Thing – The Level MY’s column where I tell you about things that I’m mad about. This week’s edition is inspired by the mildly horrifying number of people I’ve encountered in the last 10 years of my life. Look, I’ve made it pretty clear: I’m not the most mentally sound person out there and I know this. In fact, the bunch of people I hang around with aren’t exactly the most sane but I love them nonetheless. What we’ve all got in common is that...

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One Last Thing: White Privilege and Malaysians

Welcome back to One Last Thing, my current column on things I get mad about – all condensed into a steaming hot cup of tea, served to you straight. Today’s awesome column is about white privilege, because hey – I’m going there. Now, it’s kinda sick how we worship the white man. You know the stereotype, guy A gets treated better than guy B because the first guy is white. This thing is called white privilege. To sum it all up, this is a term for societal privileges that benefit people identified as white in Western countries, beyond what...

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One Last Thing: The Lack of Body Diversity In Asia

Selamat Hari Raya, readers! If you’re not out celebrating this and eating all the Raya food you want, I hope you’re having a good day off. I’m back and angry about more stuff in this week’s One Last Thing. This week, it’s all about body diversity and the lack thereof in Asia. Now, I’m not one to talk. I benefit from the stereotype here in Asia, because I’m 5’2 and roughly sample size. That being said, it’s still a little hard to buy clothes because I don’t fit the specific body image that Asia aspires to have – that...

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One Last Thing: The Perfect Victim

Welcome back to One Last Thing, the weekly rage column where I post about things I get mad about and things that you should probably know. This week comes on the heels of my Harley and Joker article, where I told you why they shouldn’t be your #relationshipgoals. I’m not okay with abuse, in any form – and we’re talking about it here because this isn’t a Western problem, an Asian problem, or a Malaysian one – it’s a problem we all face. About two weeks ago, tabloids published a video of Lindsay Lohan and Egor Tarabasov in a...

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