A few years ago, when I decided to bleach a strip of my dark hair white, I had no intentions other than to see my own reflection as different from that of the girl who was with my ex. I'd never once imagined that the small change in color would be interpreted as rebellion (other … Continue reading Streaks


Violence is intergenerational

I follow a couple of online¬†media outlets to keep up with Asian American-specific news. This year, I noticed a strange pattern. At the very beginning of 2017, I was surprised to see violence against an 83-year-old Asian woman on my newsfeed. Strange that anyone¬†would hurt an elderly woman, and an Asian/Asian American one at that. … Continue reading Violence is intergenerational