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#108 Childhood Beating Stories

Posted February 1st, 2009 by Peter · 70 Comments

Telling other Asians about the beatings they received from their parents is something that nearly all first generation Asians can relate to. It is for that reason that I proudly present Agiel7′s user contribution today: Childhood Beating Stories. While most white people would define child abuse as sending a child to their room or banning [...]

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#102 Being Modest about ***

Posted December 3rd, 2008 by Shaun · 21 Comments

*Warning: this piece may be a little PG-13, if you know what I mean. If you are under 13, SAPL does welcome you warmly, but perhaps you should look away now…* Yeah you know what I’m talking about. ***. Yes that’s right, this piece is about ***. To be totally frank, *** is a perfectly [...]

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#101 Being or Not Being Asian

Posted November 20th, 2008 by degenerasian · 41 Comments

Asians have of tendency of setting bars for themselves (no not the bars that you go drinking at every weekend). We’re talking about setting bars and standards of recognition. Asians always feel they either belong to something or feel left out. It’s a sense of belonging or entitlement. Each person thinks they’re the perfect Asian [...]

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Featured Topic: Being Petite

Posted November 13th, 2008 by YASPY Chick · 22 Comments

It seems that the general public like to dismiss issues petite women face as non-issues. And it doesn’t help that many petite women feel the same. In fact, there are a lot of misconceptions about being petite. There are those who believe that it’s only about being skinny, as in less than size 6. However, [...]

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