“But you’re an expat, not an immigrant”

"You're not a real immigrant, you're an expat.": About immigration, racism and xenophobia.

“I’m glad you moved to Norway, I’m guessing they treat their immigrants worse than their own people, life must be great there.” While on the phone with my grandparents earlier this week, they jumped on the subject of immigration and refugees, and how, in their opinion, immigrants shouldn’t receive any benefits, forgetting that their own granddaughter is an immigrant somewhere.

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#BadassWomen: A chat with Larissa about diversity, racism and her passion for traveling

It’s been almost a year since I started writing and using social media. I used Facebook and Instagram before I started my blog but never used it for anything else than chatting with friends, ex-classmates, and coworkers. So it was only after I joined Twitter and started following the blogging community that I realized how underrepresented and ignored so many women are, and how easy it is to just stay within your own bubble of people who are just like you. 

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30 things bisexual girls are tired of dealing with

30 things bisexual girls are tired of dealing with

Being bisexual and open about it has been a weird ride so far. Generally, people are very supportive and understanding. But I’ve also faced a lot of criticism, misconceptions, and hate, coming from both straight people and the LGBTQ+ community. These are the 30 most annoying things with regards to my sexuality I have to deal with on a regular basis.

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An essay on my identity: Sexuality

An essay on my identity: Sexuality (Feeling bisexual, lesbian, sexual fluidity)

There have been some issues regarding my sexuality and gender I’ve been wanting to blog about for a while now, but I only just found the courage and words to do so. It’s a hard subject to talk about, because it’s something very personal, and because not everyone will or can understand it, try to understand it or accept it. But my sexuality and gender are part of who I am, and something I cannot change, so it’s important to me to change that piece of me with the rest of the world.

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