Category: Gender and Class

An Ovation

This outfit is the victory in a long war I’ve been waging with my Mom about church clothes. We’ve negotiated a tenuous compromise where I don’t have to wear a dress anymore, but I have to wear something that we both agree is “nice”.

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The Yellow Woman’s Burden

The yellow woman’s burden is holding.We Hold family expectations of perfection. Silence.To uphold tradition is asian. Culture.To uphold progress is American. Innovation.To hold the family & others is asian. To hold the...

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