Project Princesses on Social Media

by Devina Gunawan I figured that if social media had been included in fairy tale stories that I grew up with, things would have been so different. Mind this, that if the princesses had been more exposed to what was going on in the world, they would know better. This would mean Aurora or Rapunzel,…

Permanent Under Your Name

by Devina Gunawan Yesterday I saw one of the greatest news of all time, that of which the marriage equality has arrived. Many of my friends were ecstatic. Many celebrated. And I was one of them. Why? Well, personal reasons come first, and it was fun to join. So I used Twibbon for fun to…

Love Wins

by Devina Gunawan I remember the first time I saw her, and my heart skipped a beat. I remember feeling so much for someone I was not supposed to feel that way to. I remember them telling me, “You have to stop.” I remember crying at night, wondering what was wrong with me. What was…

How Game of Thrones “got” My Social Media 

by Devina Gunawan I have fallen into the bottomless pit of Game of Thrones post traumatic wake of season 5 finale. It was so bad it was good. I remember I could not sleep for two nights after episode 8. I kept on thinking that the moment I fell asleep, the night’s king will touch…

The Definition of Beauty

by Devina Gunawan The world defines beauty differently. And we choose what is closest, what is most exposed in our community. Long lashes that are dark and almost like curtains. Symmetrical facial structures. Perfectly done eyebrows. Small noses, because Cyrano de Bergerac never got the girl. The Kylie Jenner lips that broke many teenagers’ lips…

One Month of Every Year

By Devina Gunawan In the moments of painful cramps and death wishes upon oneself, a woman eventually comes to realize what disadvantage she has in the patriarchal society. I’d be damned to keep this to myself. Be damned to say it out. Might as well write it loud. Every month, I am faced by the…

My African Playlist – Nothing beats the African beat

By Daniella Djiogan There’s nothing better than hearing a song which brings back good old memories…Oh Africa! how I miss you.  Voila String by Meiway  – Popular back in the day singer from Ivory Coast. This song was the national anthem at all Cameroonian parties…Mommy, I wanna go back to those fun days!  Magic System: Un gaou a Paris …