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Wendy Lu

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New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Wendy:

Building Resilience In The Workplace During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Join HuffPost for a discussion about mental health, myths about productivity and tips for being kind to yourself at work in an era of constant emotional... → Read More

Is It OK To Fetishize A Person's Identity? Well, It's Complicated.

HuffPost's latest "Between the Lines" episode explores the origin of identity-based fetishes and the fine line between objectifying and empowering one's... → Read More

How 10 Women Of Color Actually Feel About Working In Book Publishing

After seven years of teaching, Bunmi Ishola decided to take a leap in 2018 and put all of her savings toward a new career in books. At the age of 33, Ishola now works as an editorial assistant for the children's books section at an independent… → Read More

I Almost Didn't Tell My Chinese Parents I Was Going To Therapy — Here's Why I Did Anyway

This year, Bustle is celebrating Rule Breakers — the women and non-binary individuals among us who dare to be themselves no matter what. In the lead-up to Bustle's Rule Breakers 2018 event happening Sept. 22, we are featuring stories from an array… → Read More

Disabled People Don’t Need To Be “Fixed” — We Need A Cure For Ableism

Cure-focused narratives promote the harmful idea that disabled people’s bodies and lives are less valuable because of their identity. → Read More

Marriage Institutions Aren’t Just Sexist — They’re Ableist And Disrespectful To People With Disabilities

In order to achieve full equality, society must recognize that disabled people are non-monolithic, deeply complex human beings with hopes, desires, fears and life goals just like everyone else. → Read More

'Wonder' Doesn't Deserve An Oscar For Casting A Non-Disabled Actor In Its Leading Role

When the 2018 Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday, I was appalled to see that Wonder had been nominated for Best Makeup & Hairstyling. Despite the movie's generally high ratings and praise from critics, the film crew failed one of the most im… → Read More

How My Privilege As A Disabled Person Motivates Me As A Disability Activist

The first time I started to think about my privilege as a disabled person was about six years ago, when I got worried about whether or not my college's disability services would provide me with housing accommodations. "Don't smile too much. Act serio → Read More

8 Ways Being On Top Of Your Money Is An Act Of Peaceful Resistance

With every executive order and policy change that Donald Trump passes in the White House, it's easy to feel as if there's not much you can do to fight back. But for people living and working every day in America, saving money as a way to resist his a → Read More

Wendy Lu

Wendy is a Lifestyle Fellow at Bustle and a graduate of Columbia Journalism School. Lover of words and all things cheesy. Fave TV couple: Marshall and Lily from HIMYM, but only after Clark and Lois. Send pitches to wendyluwrites@gmail.com or follow her on Twitter at @wendyluwrites. → Read More

'Essential Accessibility' Website Rethinks The Web For People With Disabilities

For many people with disabilities, accessibility doesn't necessarily equal accommodation. When it comes to using the internet, for instance, computers aren't usually tailored for people with certain disabilities, like severe visual impairment or uppe → Read More

Am I A Good Kisser? 7 Ways To Tell, Because Nothing Beats A Great Makeout Session

Kissing is a beautiful, magical experience, but it can also be overwhelming and downright confusing, especially if you're kissing someone new for the first time. So what are some signs you're great at kissing? "What makes a makeout session great is t → Read More

Starburst All Pink Packages Are Coming In April, But They're Limited Edition, So Get 'Em While You Can

Here's some exciting news to brighten up your week: Due to popular demand, Starburst is releasing Starburst All Pink packages filled with pink Starbursts — and only pink Starburst — starting in April. Yep, that's right: Soon, you'll be able to get an → Read More

The Venus Retrograde Dates For 2017 Are Right On Schedule, So Get Ready For A Change In Your Love Life

You've probably heard a lot about planets turning retrograde over the last several months. Now, that list includes Venus, the planet of love, relationships, and personal values. If it feels like the Venus retrograde dates for 2017 are late, that's be → Read More

How To Change Your Facebook Profile Picture For International Women's Day 2017

By now, you probably know that the strike called "A Day Without A Woman" is coming up on March 8, which is the exact same day as International Women's Day. Whether you're planning to participate in the women's strike or volunteer in the community tha → Read More

How To Play Snake On Facebook Messenger, Because This Mobile Game Is A Timeless Classic

If you love playing games with friends on social media, then you might want to get in on this: Snake, the iconic mobile game from the 1990s and early 2000s, is now available to play on Facebook Messenger. Huzzah! Like its nostalgic counterpart, learn → Read More

When Does The New Nokia 3310 Come Out? The Rebooted Classic Will Be Available Later This Year

Here's some big news that's not related to Donald Trump or the Oscars: The brand-new Nokia 3310 phone was just announced at the Mobile World Congress conference on Feb. 26, which means everyone's favorite mobile phone from the 2000s is coming back! F → Read More

What's In The Starbucks Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato? Go Coconuts This Spring With This Creamy Coffee Drink

If you're a Starbucks fan, then you've probably heard that the 'Bux is coming out with a couple of new flavors of Macchiato drinks for spring: the Iced Cinnamon Almondmilk Macchiato and the Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato. For those of you who love anyt → Read More

How This “Real Men Provide” Billboard In North Carolina Proves That Sexism Is Bad For Everyone

A billboard recently went up in North Carolina promoting a message that decent people everywhere are tired of hearing: "Real men provide. Real women appreciate it." Yep, there's an actual "Real Men Provide" billboard that the public is seeing with th → Read More

Trump's Reversal Of Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Is Something Every Feminist Should Be Concerned About

On Feb. 22, the country exploded in an uproar over Trump's reversal of transgender bathroom guidelines, which former President Barack Obama developed and put in place during his administration. Hundreds of social activists, including youth advocates, → Read More