As I sit down in my usual seat at the round dinner table, I look at the different dishes of food that my father has prepared. Looking at his cooking, my father speaks with pride in Mandarin Chinese, “I spent two hours boiling the soup to let the flavor seep in. It’s not as goodContinue reading “Cultural Perspectives Through Soup”
“A gender-equal society would be one where the word ‘gender’ does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.” -Gloria Steinem
One of the most surprising facts of my trip was the meaning behind this design: a uterus. In the Mayan civilization, women also ruled and fertility was of utmost importance.