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deeasherself Released Feb 23, 2015

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When the watch embedded into Leticia’s left wrist marks hour 6:15, a chemical solution intended to stimulate her to wake up is released through her bloodstream. This was the punishment decided by the State for people who are late to work, even if it only happened once.


Leticia lies in bed, warm under the blankets and fully awake. She takes a deep breath and tries, unsuccessfully, to sleep again. The chemical solution is clearly stronger than her will and exhaustion put together. She tries a second time, stubborn as she is, but soon realizes there’s truly nothing she can do. So she gets out of bed and puts on a robe.


The acid rain levels today are too high to go out. Leticia knows this by checking a rectangular holographic panel on the window, which also regulates the protective screens and the atmosphere inside their small apartment.


Leticia knows her daughter will be up in 15 minutes for her morning virtual class, so she decides to make breakfast for them. The lights turn on as she walks to the kitchen, following her with their bright tone to balance the lack of light from outside; she has to shield her eyes and blink repeatedly until she can get used to it.


Her daughter, April, is eight years old. It’s been two months since her melancholic birthday in which her only present was the console for her virtual classes, courtesy of the State. In four years from now, she will start working in the factory with her, putting together the small pieces of a larger component they will never see. Because females are more efficient in the new factories, men are sent away...

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A well-lit room, a table, and two chairs.

One of these chairs is occupied by a young woman: unremarkable, yet very much there. She’s wearing a gray dress that doesn’t fit her body...

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I got my period when I was thirteen. At the time I didn’t understand what the hell was going on with my body, to be honest. I remember my mom showing me my underwear with red...

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I was editing a video and the goddamn editor didn't let me finish it. I even spoke French in it, I was so proud, and now I don't even have it. 

But anyways here's the gist of it:

I'm...

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What bothers me about gender being Male-Female only according to society is that you will never really be free from it, it will always haunt you even in the words you use or hear.

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Hear me out: 

A pub, a bunch of people, everyone has a story to tell, and everyone has a camera to record it. So, basically, it's like home-made stand-up comedy except it isn't...

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