Zaniyah. Age: 27.
A cosmetics firm in Singapore is in hot water for a racist ad that begins with a man dumping his girlfriend for a lighter-skinned woman. So the distraught ex tries a skin-lightening cream, White Pearl — the subject of the advertisement — and turns lighter-skinned, wins her boyfriend back and even becomes a famous actress. The play completed a run in London earlier this year.
Marianna. Age: 24.
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Positive stereotypes can make people feel like failures if they don't fulfill them. During my senior year of high school, I started dreading calculus. Every time my teacher slapped our tests face-down on our desks, I would peel up the corner of the page just enough to see the score, circled in red.
Maya. Age: 28.
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Diverse images of desirability do, in fact, have the power to provoke a fundamental change in the way others think; and not just about desiring and dating Asian men and black women. Hi Patrice. You look so badass in your pictures. That's the first thing my boyfriend Tian Jun ever said to me.