Author Archives: Lily Zheng

Lily Zheng, '17, is a columnist for The Stanford Daily. She is a Bay Area native, Social Psychology major, and co-president of the student group Kardinal Kink who loves to write about the intersections of sex, identity, gender, queerness, and activism. In her spare time, she enjoys playing first-person shooters, lounging around topless, and spending quality time with her partners. Contact her at lilyz8 'at', she loves getting messages!

What is your gender?

Lily Zheng

While gender has been a historically common demographic question, asking it as a choice between two binary options leaves much to be desired. We should move from unquestionably asking “male or... Read More »

The anatomy of a no

Lily Zheng

We need more workshops on rejection, more conversations about vocalizing our differences and more understanding of what a “no” really means. When we acknowledge that a “no” is okay and provide... Read More »