Growing up in japan I was always bullied for my curly hair. I would always compare my hair to other Japanese girls not realizing that there’s beauty in every hair texture. “Why is your hair like that?” “How do you even brush your hair?” “Your hair looks difficult to deal with.” “You should straighten it!” “Go to the salon and get it permed.” “That’s not considered beautiful in japan.” “You’re lucky you’re mixed, your hair would have been worse.” I’ve heard it ALL. Lol Literally I cant count the amount of times I relaxed my hair growing up only to end up with damaged hair in the end. I decided to chop it all off in 2013 and started fresh and look at it now. I still straighten my hair from time to time but I’ve learned to love my natural hair in the process Every hair texture is beautiful. Never compare yourself to others and know that your unique hair makes you, you. 保育園の時からいつも髪の毛の事で虐められてたのを覚えてる！ “ボンバーヘアー” “髪ストレートの方が可愛いよ！” “カーリーヘアーってどうやってブラッシングするの？” “クルクルヘアーって難しくない？” “日本人はクルクルヘアーあんま好きじゃなから！” “ストレートパーマーかけた方が良いいよ絶対に！” “ハーフで良かったね！チリチリじゃないから！” とか色々言われたな でもストレートでもクルクルでも全部美しいし、みんな同じ髪質だったらつまんないと思う！ 自分の髪を好きになるのは時間かかったけど今はこのクルクルで良かったと思える自分がいて嬉しい #selflove
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Rebecca Walker, daughter of "The Color Purple" writer Alice Walker, is a writer, feminist & activist of #Black & #Jewish descent. Her Third Wave Foundation teaches young #WOC, #queer, #intersex & #trans to be leaders in their communities. She identifies as #bisexual.