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Minda Honey

Here’s hoping that 2018 is as unpredictable as 2017 was, but in a good way. A year where healthcare, human rights and basic human decency make a comeback. more

Dec 11, 2017 4:01 PM At the Intersection

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“There’s a bald patch here,” said the hairdresser. The salon was lit with rays from the morning sun, but I suddenly felt like I’d been swiftly transported to a dark, cold cave. I am not nonchalant about my hair. more

Nov 14, 2017 11:48 AM At the Intersection

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I don’t travel in the same circles as men who are as powerful as Harvey Weinstein, but a man doesn’t have to be an all-powerful Hollywood movie producer to abuse his power. more

Oct 16, 2017 4:06 PM At the Intersection 2 Comments

A few years ago, one of my grad school professors asked me if I’d like to interview Issa Rae at the Los Angeles Times Book Festival for the Los Angeles Review of Books. more

Sep 18, 2017 4:53 PM At the Intersection

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Then Charlottesville happened. A small town succumbs to madness, no natural phenomena necessary. A result of our nation’s seeing without really looking. more

Aug 21, 2017 1:28 PM At the Intersection

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I get the occasional spot of eczema, but that didn’t start until I moved to Denver. My skin did not like Denver. more

Jul 25, 2017 9:57 AM At the Intersection

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According to juries and judges and plaintiffs across America, looking suspicious is an offense worthy of death when you’re Black in America. more

Jun 27, 2017 3:52 PM At the Intersection

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Racism is not fertile breeding ground for creativity, so racists have been recycling the same weak-ass slights for generations. more

May 30, 2017 3:09 PM At the Intersection

I’m still not sure how to write about all the intersecting parts of my identity. The words come slow, the sentences sound stilted. But I’m hoping someday, with enough time, I find a way for my Blackness and my Filipina-ness to coexist. more

May 1, 2017 5:44 PM At the Intersection 1 Comments

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When I read those #blackwomenatwork Tweets, I wondered how Black women haven’t collectively just given up on society and forged our own brand new world elsewhere. more

Apr 3, 2017 3:24 PM At the Intersection 2 Comments

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However, I do want to take a moment to think about the women who want to strike, but can’t. Whether it’s because they got mouths to feed, lives to save, their health won’t allow it, or a reason all their own. more

Mar 6, 2017 4:30 PM At the Intersection

If you text a boy during the week and he waits until the end of the weekend to text you back, it’s because he’s trying to avoid an awkward conversation about his weekend plans sans you. more

Feb 6, 2017 3:18 PM At the Intersection

In case you missed it, now that Casey Affleck won a Golden Globe and is receiving Oscar buzz for Manchester by the Sea, Amy Zimmerman at The Daily Beast wrote a nice little rundown on the sexual harassment allegations made against Affleck. more

Jan 9, 2017 3:06 PM At the Intersection

There are probably white people reading this thinking, "That's ridiculous!" Please consider that most white people have one Black friend, as reported by the Public Religion Research Institute. more

Dec 12, 2016 5:35 PM At the Intersection

Election night, I couldn't take it, watching the states come in red. I went to bed at 10 p.m. When I woke up to a phone full of text messages, I knew something had gone terribly wrong in the night. more

Nov 14, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

Men love to boomerang back into your life. I was traveling through Yosemite, when L.G. hit me up exactly a year after our last text convo. more

Oct 17, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

You'd think a woman who closed out the summer single AF would be a little bitter about checking out a romance movie alone. But my love of the First Family runs so deep I was willing to see Southside With You solo. more

Sep 12, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

As a woman, the wage gap is the injustice that tastes most bitter to me—although not being able to walk around freely after dark and listening to men speak to me like I'm a toddler are a close second and third. more

Aug 22, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

It was 2014, and my hairdresser’s scissors flitted about my head like steel fairy wings. Other hairdressers passed her, commenting how “brave” I was—I was having five inches of hair snipped off. more

Jul 27, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

DG took me to my first gay bar. I'd known him since our freshman year of college. One afternoon, he'd walked across the quad wearing white sunglasses and I had hollered at him, "Where did you get those and why aren't we friends yet?" more

Jun 27, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection

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