Queefing, breastfeeding, eating pussy, period sex, putting your baby in the garbage… Ali Wong’s unapologetic and hysterical assertions of her body, motherhood, and sexuality in her latest Netflix comedy special “Hard Knock Wife” expand the possibilities of Asian womanhood. Similar to her first Netflix comedy special “Baby Cobra,” Wong is very, very pregnant in “Hard … Continue reading Ali Wong & the Glories of Asian Womanhood
“Hi, I’m Suzanne, and I’m skeptical of white women.” Let me repeat that a little louder for the white women in the back—“I’m Suzanne, and I am skeptical of white women.” If you’re a white woman and still reading this, hooray! Most stop listening after hearing those words, so kudos to you. If you’re a … Continue reading The One Thing I Say That Pisses White Women Off
Ever since coming out as bisexual and leaving my former position as an evangelical minister, I’ve been on a journey of deconstructing my faith. I’m not unique in this in any way, as I see the majority of my peers and generation similarly going through “faith crises” and asking pointed questions that both disrupt the … Continue reading Resurrection and the Deconstruction of my Faith
I spend a whole lot of time talking about blackness. I talk about my blackness, my friends’ blackness, my family’s blackness, blackness in America, blackness as it relates to White America, blackness (or the lack thereof) in spiritual spaces—the list could go on for miles. Along with all this talk about blackness also comes the … Continue reading Forced Assimilation Is White-Washing, and I Won’t Be Complicit
Artwork: “Salvage” by Raychelle Duazo Introduction to the Series “My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.” Jeremiah 2:13 (Italics added.) In Biblical contexts, cisterns were artificial reservoirs for the collection and storage of water. Throughout … Continue reading Queer Asian American Christianity: Refusal, Resistance, and Resurrection (Part 1)
I’ve always known that my gender was different from my assigned sex, and on June 29, 2010, after a period of prayer and discernment with medical staff and those closest to me, I began the process of transitioning from being a female bodied person to being a male bodied person.