Order for an Obsessive Compulsive

when i was 10, i used to knock on the toilet lid 10 times after each time i went to the bathroom because somehow it made sense to me that this would keep me safe. this would keep the world in balance. in elementary school, a friend told me a secret, one so obscure i … Continue reading Order for an Obsessive Compulsive

What Theater Did for a Fat Girl like Me

No matter how long I’ve been out of the performing world, I’m always sure to be home for the annual Tony Awards. In my childhood home, traditional media award shows weren’t likely to make appearances. Mom often despised the extravagance and patriarchal overtones of the pre-show red carpet. But, the featured performances of Tony-nominated shows … Continue reading What Theater Did for a Fat Girl like Me

The Thing We Never Talk About In The #AAPI Community

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvvlLdHS1FA One of the most detrimental myths to Asians and Asian-Americans is the model minority myth for a number of reasons - mental health definitely being one of those reasons. Mental health and the awareness of mental illnesses are not generally talked about in the Asian household - treated as shameful anomalies in the community. … Continue reading The Thing We Never Talk About In The #AAPI Community