By Lilian Min

Lilian Min wants to make you a mixtape. Read more of her work here and tweet at her here.

  1. To be a woman who dares overstep her place in the physical or the digital worlds is to be branded a target by men, men who wish to return to halcyon days: of women only seen (except when they shouldn’t be) but not heard, of apron-donning, of apple-cheeked ma’ams bowing to their every whim. For these men, food -- or rather, feeding -- is the second most important women’s work (with the first being to…

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  2. “It looks like shit.” The words are said just loud enough to turn heads, including mine, but as soon as I register what’s happened, the perpetrator has melted back into the crowd. There’s nothing to do except refocus my gaze on what looks like, at a glance, a slop of offensively bubbling brown goo on my plate, which I then polish off completely. The “offending” sight: homemade Japanese curry on rice, brought to the workplace…

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