Owning Stereotypes?

Recently, I read how a woman described herself as 'exotic' on Social Media. When I asked about this descriptor, she replied that's what she is: from Latin America, from the jungle! In my personal experience, exotic is usually used ethnocentrically, by people who describe people different than themselves. For me, it has a racist connotation, … Continue reading Owning Stereotypes?

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“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins

Welcome, my dear visitors, to The Struggling Anthropologist. You probably stumbled upon my blog while searching for something else, but I invite you to look around and come back in the future. As an anthropology student, I wrote the occasional blog post. But I never saw myself as a blogger. So please bear with me … Continue reading “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins