Like many other minorities, I’ve spent a great deal of my life looking for myself in the image of others. In TV shows, movies, books, and social media seeing characters or cultures with any vague relation to myself always impressed me. Although I would recognize the little…
This poem’s muse is Wu Zhao, the first and only female emperor in China. Known widely for her rebellion against tradition and misogyny despite backlash…
Centering the Voices of Black Residents Who Wanted to See a Different Mayor Isn’t an Argument for Why She Shouldn’t Be in Office.
Some people think they’re invincible when they’re teenagers. I’ve always had this idea that I was invincible during the month of December. The world…
Musings on My Two Thai Names and Finding the Balance Between Them
Honoring My Indigenous Heritage and Resilience
I never thought that the aftermath of the Atlanta Mass Shooting would leave me with lifelong scars, fear, and paranoia. It felt like I was constantly…
A Harrowing Reality for NYC’s Asian Immigrants
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