I like to think I’m a sexy woman. In fact, I know I’m a sexy woman. But, the problem is sex stresses me out. Not the stuff leading up to it. Not the hot make outs or the slow stripping.

gay and brown

and black and blue all over


sapphire eyes to blue niles pouring down

ruby lips to scarlet blood spilling over


Originally performed at Yoni Ki Baat.


The existence of a woman of color is in and of itself an act of resistance.

Queer Eye

The Netflix reboot of “Queer Eye” has quickly become a standout among the bevy of reality TV shows are broadcasted in the U.S.


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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas

My queen, Priyanka Chopra is reportedly engaged to pop star Nick Jonas. As much as this news excites me, I can’t help but feel 5,000 more feelings than just excitement.

Prove it.

You’re not racist? Prove it.


White classmates, white friends, white family, white colleagues, and white people:


Mrs. Brush's copy of the "Bell Jar"

So, I’ve been doing a lot of writing lately… Whenever my life gets really messy or whatever, I turn to writing to kind of just detach from everything that’s happening all around me.

Books only sold in Philippine art fairs and stores

Connecting to the Philippines and my identity as a Filipino American is something I think about nearly every single day.


I remember my dad pulling me aside at a family gathering to a plethora of Jordanian food including mansaf, kanafeh and tabbouleh. As every other one of my 40 cousins piled food onto their plates, I stuck with the chicken tenders placed on the table almost entirely because of me.