I was talking with my boyfriend about being too self-conscious, and then I realized that me being stressed out of doing things in public because I can't easily hide anymore than I'm queer in some way and maybe somebody someday might react wrongly, gives me a tiny idea just of how tiring it must be to not be white in public.
And if I'm feeling that way about looking somewhat androgynous since a few months in pretty accepting Hamburg, I can't imagine actually spending your whole life black in an openly racist place, it must be orders of magnitude more stressful.
I guess I only said super obvious stuff and I'm sorry for any non-white friend who read me and facepalmed.
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