Journalism Clips

I report, opinionate, and ruminate on all things especially LA-wise and through the intersections of being both queer and Asian American. Feel free to peruse some of the work.


Harry Styles isn’t the leader of a fashion revolution, but neither is Billy Porter
National Public Radio – October 20, 2021

Not WeHo, but East L.A.: A new ‘Queer Mercado’ creates an inclusive, safe space, for LGBTQ-owned small businesses in the barrio
L.A. Taco – September 20, 2021

New to poetry? These poets will help you get started
The Los Angeles Times – September 9, 2021

After COVID lockdowns, an essential L.A. community reemerges: the poets
The Los Angeles Times – September 8, 2021

Fear mongering around sports conceals discrimination against the trans community
The Los Angeles Times – August 3, 2021

Sha’Carri Richardson shouldn’t have to apologize for being human
The Los Angeles Times – July 6, 2021

Asians in Arcadia against homeless people? It’s complicated
The Los Angeles Times – July 1, 2021

Expanding college access in California means prioritizing its most vulnerable students
The Los Angeles Times – June 25, 2021

Removing Metro fares will make public transit accessible, but it won’t fix bad service
The Los Angeles Times – June 14, 2021

Kelly Marie Tran: An Inclusive Hollywood
22 West Media – June 2021

First-generation experiences and familial relationships: Q&A with Sheila Sadr on debut poetry book “Birthday Girl”
The Daily Forty-Niner – February 19, 2021


Prison Education Program empowers education within the incarceration system
The Daily Forty-Niner – December 4, 2020

Meet the CSULB recipients of the Sally Cassanova Pre-doctoral Scholars Program
The Daily Forty-Niner – October 19, 2020