Pumpkin has always been a foreign flavor for me. It's not present in the Cajun cuisine my father's side of the family, the island cuisine from my mother's side, or the cuisine native to my hometown of Houston, Texas. We just didn't eat it, ever.
It is imperative that society and makeup brands realize that expanding the narrative around gender and makeup artistry means little when it reinforces the same eurocentric standards of beauty that plague the fashion and makeup industry.
This represents the number of ethical problems lying at the heart of medical practitioners making political statements about human experiences based on cis normative ideas of who gets to be human and how they have to be organized based on essentialist conflations between gender, genitalia, and biological sex.
‘Splaining is a handy term that means “to explain comment on something in a condescending, overconfident,and often inaccurate or oversimplified manner, from the perspective of the group one identifies with.”