NQAPIA conference reflections

hey, a little late but  I did get a few photos to share at the NQAPIA conference this past July. i didn’t get to hang with other hotpot! folks as much as i wanted because i was mainly wearing my NQAPIA hat, but i did catch up with folks in the halls and of courseContinue reading “NQAPIA conference reflections”

additional haikus and non-haikus: reflections on nqapia conference

adoptee workshop hapa, mestiza, mixed race. queer. life in border- lands. fit in nowhere. not white enough. not asian enough. asian heart. white face. who decides? grounded to find coalition with qapi adoptee to white family. dear white family, please do not deny asian baby’s asian-ness. filipin@ caucus the american dream versus the filipin@ dream.Continue reading “additional haikus and non-haikus: reflections on nqapia conference”

The amazing experience that was NQAPIA

Wow, it’s already been a month since NQAPIA was held! I am in a different continent altogether and it really feels strange writing this blog post at this point in time. Numerous images from the conference are cascading my thoughts right now and I definitely remember being super excited and somewhat overwhelmed with the differentContinue reading “The amazing experience that was NQAPIA”

First time at a Queer AAPI South Asian National Conference

As the title says, it’s my first time being a presenter and attending a National Queer AAPI and South Asian conference so understandably, I was excited. Here are the skinny and bare opinions about some of the workshops I attended. How to Run the Best Meeting EVER! This was awesome and the best one yet.Continue reading “First time at a Queer AAPI South Asian National Conference”