Keep calm and have fika

Off the Beat

Fika gives people both a place and mindset to gather with others. It’s a wonderfully laid-back system that binds people together with coffee. 
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On being an unlikely Leo

Cal in Color

From a young age, I was afraid of being expressive and taking up space. I learned to make myself smaller and quieter so white people would feel comfortable. 
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Exploiting my life for content

Impulsive Coward

This column has been my little corner of the internet where I can write about my life, but as intimate as it feels, it’s scary how easy it is for anyone to find it.
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Down with the binary

Thinking Outside the Binary

I don’t want to carry on the tradition of the gender binary. I want to analyze it, question it and reject it altogether, all the while encouraging others to do the same.
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