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.


Here’s what bell hooks’ friends and colleagues want you to remember about her
National Public Radio – December 29, 2021

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