I am

I am Asian I am gay I am impulsive I am a country music fan I am adopted I am short I am a male I am emotional I am a coffee lover I am a writer I am a mid-level professional I am a fiance I am a multitasker I am a Michigan WolverineContinue reading “I am”

The Symbol of Pride

Hey y’all! Pride Month continues and lots to write about. Today though I’m writing to work through some thoughts on the new Philly Pride Flag which has added brown and black stripes to represent the LGBTQIA POC community. First, a little history: The first Pride Flag was flown in 1978 in the San Francisco GayContinue reading “The Symbol of Pride”

#TWD…Another One Down

**SPOILER ALERT** I’m about to reveal scenes from the season premier episode of The Walking Dead, Season 7 Le sigh…another one down. One less Asian in pop culture. Watching The Walking Dead is Michael, my partner, and my Sunday evening ritual. This past Sunday was no different for the Season 7 Premier. And boy wasContinue reading “#TWD…Another One Down”

#ATTI80: Kim

So, I decided to deconstruct Kim’s Asian American Identity Development Theory. For several reasons, I debated on whether to do this one. But ultimately I did and in a way it was nice to be reassured of my own personal journey. So as always some history. Jean Kim received her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees fromContinue reading “#ATTI80: Kim”

My Asian-ness

Last week I staffed a co-sponsored event for the Chinese New Year that our office and a Chinese student organization put on. It was a great event with free food, an educational presentation, activities, and to cap it all off…fireworks! I knew that it would be a great experience for the students but I didn’t realizeContinue reading “My Asian-ness”