I’m finding casual slurs are a regular part of life here in Sydney. On television, in conversation, as a funny retort or affectionate pet name. WOG is most frequently uttered, thrown around as a noun or an adjective, all depending on what sentence structure asks for.
Asian tourists, as the exception, are the one constant of diversity I’ve regularly seen. Perhaps it’s living where I live in Sydney, and not in close proximity to Australia’s aboriginal community, that I feel the only other brown person I’ve seen is my smiley bus driver who waits for me as I sprint through the rain.Read More