"If you're a white person and you really believe your apology is genuine and sincere, the hard part you need to understand is that you are still not entitled to forgiveness."
"The idea appalled me at 6 and it still appalls me at 30. I’m quite certain it will appall me right through menopause."
"There is so much pressure to be 'normal' when it comes to sex and our sexuality."
"Brandon Bernard was a different person from the teenager arrested over 20 years earlier. Up until the end, he did not think he would be executed because he knew he had reformed."
"I do not remember feeling bad about the suffering I was causing. I was governed by the fear of my secret getting out."
Perhaps before trying to sell clothes to fat people, she should’ve done some unpacking of her own internalized weight stigma.
"I distanced myself from other Asians, thinking I had found the solution to all of my problems by aligning myself with white people."
"The high demands of some of our entitled patrons, coupled with these new rules designed to lessen the... risks of dining out, made for some tricky interactions."
"These were my friends. Of course they weren’t racist. They were only kidding."
"While I struggled with the denouncement of books like 'The Jungle Book' and 'Little House on the Prairie,' I also found myself experiencing an awakening."