How to love your queer body | The Gag Ep 2: Video

  
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Welcome back to the second episode of The Gag. In each episode, we pay homage to our favorite songs and talk about the themes of the music. And since I played the self-love anthem Video by India.Arie we naturally discussed issues of body image, not fitting into white constructed binaries, and learning to love your queer body the way God designed it.

I personally chose this song because as a queer person of color the song lyrics about loving yourself unconditionally really resonated with me. It’s been a long journey of self-acceptance for me personally and I gotta admit I still struggle ‘till this day. But the older I get the more I am learning to love my imperfections and I now know the things about myself that I tried to hide are the most beautiful things about me.

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