Youth Culture Hot Quote

“It wasn’t their words, it’s that I started to believe them. Their words seemed to confirm what growing up as a woman and a person of color already taught me: that I belonged in margins and spaces, valid only as a minor character in their lives and stories.”

– Kelly Marie Tran, on the self-hate she felt and worked to overcome after online harassment over her ethnicity, New York Times, August 21, 2018.