on racial identity, media representation, and finding my place in the Asian-American community

A few pictures from my travels to the Philippines, where my family is from.

A few pictures from my travels to the Philippines, where my family is from.

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking as to where I fit within the Asian/Asian-American community. Blogs like Angry Asian Girls United and This Is Not Pilipinx have been great resources that have really helped me think about who I am and where I stand. In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, I wanted to share my thoughts on growing up Asian-American and trying to figure out where I belong.

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