Underneath Her Brown Skin

Vandana. Indian-American. 17. Chicago. Straight Cis-Female. An optimistic teenager who just happens to be really confused.

I don’t believe in love and am probably going to get an arranged marriage. Just waiting for someone to make me feel differently. 

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I Love My Boo campaign features real young men of color loving each other passionately. Rather than sexualizing gay relationships, this campaign models caring, and highlights the importance of us taking care of each other. Featured throughout New York City, I Love My Boo directly challenges homophobia and encourages all who come across it to critically rethink our notion of love.

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SPREAD THESE IMAGES LIKE WILDFIRE PRECISELY BECAUSE THEY FUCK UP THE MISGUIDED STEREOTYPES WE ALL ARE USED TO SEEING.

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Love yourself more than the idea of others loving you.

"I am the daughter of two parents that were deported from this country, I’m not ashamed of it. It’s a problem here in America and it happened to me." Guerrero’s family, including her older brother, was deported when she was 14. “I was the only one left because I was born in Jersey,” she says. “My entire family was just ripped apart.” Guerrero was taken in by two Colombian families that she was close with, but her circumstances left the aspiring actress growing up with feelings of insecurity and hopelessness. "I didn’t think anything was going to happen for me," she says. "I had dreams, but always told myself, ‘Nah, that would never happen.’ For a poor Latina, acting wasn’t a reality."

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"So I just saved a lot of water and now I’m going to go donate the money; that’s what you also should be doing… stop wasting water for God’s sake and go and donate!”

— Sonakshi Sinha for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [x]

Her accent is perfect.

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