No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I picked this book out from my local library from a list of must-reads during the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
A part of me felt unfastened and vaguely put off by the idea that stabbing someone in the face and cutting up his body amounted to proof of manhood. At the very least, whatever gloating I could muster felt temporary and fragile, like a house of cards on a windy beach. Maybe all gloating is that delicate.
A few years ago, I was on a date. It was 11pm; we were in the city and walking back to his place. My date, who later became my boyfriend, is a charming and intelligent African Australian, deeply attuned to his own racial identity — as you would have to be growing up brown in Australia.
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There was traditional food, martial art, crafts, dance and lanterns. The fascinating story of American masculinity continues to unfold. He shares personal stories of growing up as a Filipino-American immigrant and his wide-ranging quest to educate himself out of shame at his country of origin, his face, his color, his height and into something better, unmapped and emerging.
My parents had planned an arranged marriage for me before I came out. The gaysian community - as seen in Muslim Drag Queens this week - helped me to accept who I am. The reason I moved to London was to give myself mental space after coming out to my Asian family.
My K through 12 consisted of 8 different schools across three countries that spoke three different languages. For the majority of my life, I struggled tremendously with this feeling of homelessness. I never really had a place where I called home.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex Tizon immigrated from the Philippines as a young boy when his parents — like so many before them — moved his family to the U. But, at some point Tizon realized that much of what he saw and heard around him told him that what he was — an Asian man — was shameful, weak and at the bottom of the manhood hierarchy. Television and movies were our biggest teachers.
Alex Tizon, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter whose well-received memoir documented his insecurities and alienation as a Filipino-American, was found dead on March 23 in his home in Eugene, Ore. He was His wife, Melissa, said that he had died in his sleep and that the cause had not yet been determined.