Yasi Agah is a San Francisco native who loves to read, write, roller-skate and listen to Blink 182. Her favorite genre is definitely memoirs. Becoming by Michelle Obama makes her tear up every time she reads it.
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How to Support Queer Communities After Pride Month

It’s almost August 1st. All the rainbow flags have been removed from companies’ logos; the national retail stores have discontinued their Pride merchandise; the local coffee shop has removed its “5% of all sales support LGBTQ+ communities!” promotion. Although many organizations supported queer communities during the month of June, we need to hold people accountable …

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The Bay Area Needs to Support its Asian American Communities

In 2021, the violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) has been highlighted due to the climb in outrageous crimes. There have been countless attacks and murders against AAPI including a 91-year-old man who was shoved to the ground in Oakland, a 64-year-old woman who was mugged in San Jose and even a murder …

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Company Pride Logos: Performative or Productive?

Scenario: It’s May 31st. Every company logo has their normal color, normal style, normal everything. The clock strikes midnight on June 1st? Rainbow, rainbow, rainbow! Although the visibility for the queer community is admirable, it begs the question: is changing your company’s logo for Pride considered performative or productive?   There are a few different sides …

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Where to Travel Safely

Do you miss traveling during the pandemic? Here are a few spots that may need help with tourism and are safe to travel. People are getting vaccinated in the US. Cities are opening up. COVID rates are dropping. It seems like there is a light at the end of the tunnel for the last year. …

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