It’s Okay to Not Be Okay takes viewers on an emotional healing journey along with a group of three friends— Moon Gang-Tae, Moon Sang-Tae and Ko Moon Young— opening up about past traumas and mental illnesses, as well as becoming a stepping stone in destigmatizing mental health, especially among Asians.
Over the past decades, there have been many important social movements that brought us a progressing society, fighting against injustices and demanding change from people with power. The Civil Rights movement, to begin with, was led by Black Americans, demanding social justice and equal rights under federal law, and culminated with the Civil Rights Act 1964. Behind every social movement, stands an individual persevering for change. Brenda Howard, known as the “mother of Pride,” led the first-ever Pride Parade in 1970, establishing a huge milestone in fighting for LGBTQ rights. Lastly, The Women’s March (1913-), aimed to advocate for women’s rights in voting and voicing out, gender equality, abortion rights, etc, that carries great significance to female leaders of the world. […]
The poem “Ribbon on a Gift” tells about the harsh treatment and hardships faced by models in the modelling industry behind every perfectly photoshopped picture on the internet. It speaks up about eating disorders and how body stereotyping affects the youth to believe that there is only one way of being beautiful.