I heal. You Heal. We all Heal. The Asian Women Healing & Creative Collective

Learning to embrace every part of me–Learning and understanding that I’m beautiful–Not feeling ashamed or not looking down on myself and truly learning to accept myself as I come was something I focused so hard on for the last 2 years and of course I still continuously have so much more work to do withinContinue reading “I heal. You Heal. We all Heal. The Asian Women Healing & Creative Collective”

To the Woman Whom came Before me: Reflection and Rant of a grieving Hmong Granddaughter

There’s so much I have to say Tais… There are so much unspoken feelings; Too many angry words thrown into the pile and not enough gratitude passed through my lips into your ears. Not enough understanding of what you were going through; that the beautiful, fierce strong woman I knew was deteriorating at such aContinue reading “To the Woman Whom came Before me: Reflection and Rant of a grieving Hmong Granddaughter”

Solidarity Process with Tou Saik and The Cedar

Click link to watch FB LIVE at 7:30 pm CT: https://www.facebook.com/thecedar/videos/824865151608751 Not on FB? Stream on YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF30LttR9lY Hello beautiful people. Please do tune in tonight at 7:30pm on the Cedar Public Access Channel to watch The Solidarity Process curated by Tou Saik Unites as he worked with The Cedar Cultural Center as Black andContinue reading “Solidarity Process with Tou Saik and The Cedar”

Embracing body hair

Where do I begin….  With this hair on my skin…. Its everywhere Everybody stares in awe You’re a girl Why do you have hair In between your eyes Above your lips Your arms Legs Arm Pits! I cower in shame Maybe I will never be a real girl I shave and pluck And nair myContinue reading “Embracing body hair”

Taking Back my Body Series – Regaining the power men took from me

For all the boys who I’ve laid with. It’s like you took a piece of me with you. I wasn’t even complete when you came to me. Now I’m left with even less then what I’ve started. How do I allow anyone to wait at my door mat, touching my door knobs, finding the key,Continue reading “Taking Back my Body Series – Regaining the power men took from me”

Looking for aspiring Asian women artists

If you are interested or know of anyone who is an aspiring Asian women/female-identifying/non-binary spoken word/poet/writer/storyteller artist, and is located in the twin cities, MN,  please click the link below to apply for the Asian Women Performative Spoken Art Cohort program. Application details for Asian Women Performative Spoken Art Cohort Program

#metoo? – Sexual Assault can be confusing. It comes in many forms.

#metoo? With a question mark, is something we experience all too often. What I experienced, was it really rape? Was it really wrong? Does that even count? I’m probably just being emotional and dramatic like what EVERYONE tells me. But Hell no. You’re experience is validated. And if it FEELS WRONG, IT IS WRONG. WhatContinue reading “#metoo? – Sexual Assault can be confusing. It comes in many forms.”

A Powerful all Hmong Women Collective Story-Telling

Since February, I’ve had the pleasure to work with four wonderful Hmong women  to rehearse for our show, Face to Face: Hmong Women’s Experiences with Park Square Theatre. It’s amazing to commune with women who share the same identity as me, but see that we carry ourselves in our own unique and powerful way, butContinue reading “A Powerful all Hmong Women Collective Story-Telling”

Bald Asian Women Project: Empowerment Photo shoot & more

DAM* YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL CREATIVE EMPOWERMENT PHOTO SHOOT- Calling for Bald Asian Women/who want/plan to go bald of all SHAPES, SIZES, TEXTURES, AND SPICES! No need to be a America’s Next Top Model. I want you as you come. ❤  In part of Wabi Sabi’s Dam* You’re Beautiful movement, I am calling out to current bald AsianContinue reading “Bald Asian Women Project: Empowerment Photo shoot & more”