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Once Was Lost & Now I Ground

Posted on October 6th, 2023 by every@minority

Hi, for anyone who is reading this. It’s nice to meet you. My name is Sarah Carroll and I am a Polynesian/Australian queer writer and…

NOT INDIAN / TOO INDIAN

Posted on August 31st, 2023 by every@minority

Sometimes, I wish I knew less and cared less. I wish I could have the blissful ignorance of hearing something racially insensitive and finding it funny, or never thinking about it again. My problem is that I remember too much. I hold onto all of it. I don’t know how or where to put it […]

This is me

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

When I say that I didn’t come out to my family until I was in my late 20s people give a knowing nod. ‘Oh yeah, well that makes sense – you’re black, gay and from Africa’. Sometimes they’ll actually say those words, sometimes they’ll convey them through a knowing or almost pitiful nod. A nod […]

Finding my way

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

Being a person of colour in Australia, it’s the strangest thing but, especially being a mixed-raced female with a disability. I came back to

Am I Filipino Enough?

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

I never shy away from admitting Broadmeadows as my hometown, it always will be. For those of you who don’t know Broadmeadows…

Paying for sex I never had

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

“Hi. Can I hire you for half an hour?” I hit send as soon as I finished typing the text message.
“Hire”, who says hire? I questioned myself…

Mango Girl

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

Sometimes I think it was in my blood to love mangoes. But see, they’re messy. Sure maybe we’re meant to eat mangoes sliced and…

I kissed a girl (and boy) and liked it

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

Hi, for anyone who is reading this. It’s nice to meet you. My name is Sarah Carroll and I am a Polynesian/Australian queer writer and…

The Vicious Vattam (The Vicious Circle)

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

Amma (Mom in Tamil) always said ‘Vazhkai oru vattam’ (meaning ‘Life is a circle’) which I never truly understood until I decided to reinstall…

I tried to be a homie but I just wanted to listen to Britney

Posted on July 3rd, 2023 by every@minority

When I was younger, what society now so proudly and frequently calls diversity used to simply be referred to as being different…