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Standards of Beauty

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Why Filipino American Representation in Media Matters: Why Don’t They Look Like Me?

Tuesday 03 October 2017

RACHEYwrites - Filipino American Blogger

I grew up never being exposed to Philippines media, so I never saw Filipinos on-screen. You’d expect that I’d see Filipino on-screen here in the states, with us supposedly being a melting pot of cultures, right? Wrong. I’ve grown up in America all my life never seeing someone like me represented on TV, billboards, magazines, or any other media for that matter.

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Filipina Standards of Beauty

Thursday 18 August 2016

Let’s talk about beauty — more specifically, let’s talk about the standards of beauty in the Philippines. Filipinas and filipinos come in many shapes, colors, and sizes. I’m here to do what I do best, challenge them. I believe all forms are maganda (beautiful). Hope you enjoy this video about what the filipina standards of beauty are, how I dealt with them during my childhood, and how it’s changing today. In the end, we, as individuals, define what’s beautiful.

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