Grow out of GAM

Grow out of GAM

Grow out of GAM; Grow into who we can be I moved to San Francisco from Taiwan in 1999, having never heard about the term GAM before. Shortly after arriving, I ran into a friendly white guy on the bus stop in Castro. He was … Continue Reading →
Bananas can learn

Bananas can learn

Being Filipino, I am already a mix of the many countries and cultures that have shaped (some would say invaded) the Philippines. But with my family immigrating in the early 70s to the U.S., that really ensured my development into a “banana,” a derogatory label … Continue Reading →
On Being Asian, Gay, and Naïve

On Being Asian, Gay, and Naïve

It is 10:00pm. I am in my bed; lying alone as per usual. I check my phone, although it did not make any notification noises or anything I check it habitually, almost religiously as all millennials now do. I then scroll through my social media … Continue Reading →