Category Archive: Race and Ethnicity

True Colors

This is a slightly more serious post from me this week.  For those of us who are even remotely aware of some recent headlines, it’s been a roller coaster couple of weeks—particularly with… Continue reading

Why Bother Owning When You Can Rent?

Now that it’s officially summer today in Seattle, we’ve entered into the season where Seattleites flock to sun worshipping activities near the water on their boats, or pack off to their various cabins… Continue reading

Unspoken Rules: A View from the Bottom

This is a difficult post, but I’m going out a limb today because for whatever reason, I’ve seen a few articles this week that got me to thinking about inequality, particularly in the… Continue reading

Love and Loathing During Chinese New Year

I love Chinese New Year (CNY).  I love it because well, yes I am Chinese.  But I have positive associations with CNY because it’s a holiday that has particular significance to me. I… Continue reading

Takeaways from Weddings/Celebrations: Modern Arranged Marriages?

I’ve come to appreciate a new weekend routine: the real Sunday paper, particularly since I’ve re-kindled that simple pleasure of reading through the physical newspaper.  The sensation brings me back to childhood and… Continue reading

The Real Housewives of Monterey Park (RHoMP)

What’s up Bravo?  I’ve got a bone to pick with you. Here’s my question.  Why isn’t there a reality TV show on your network that features an entire cast of catty, overdramatic Asian… Continue reading