My Favorite Time of the Year: Home.

Our Hmong people have no land to call home, but it’s around this time of the year that I know I’m closest to home. Home is where my roots are. It is not a place but an experience. Home is the smell of burning incense and burning paper in honor of the ancestors before me. It is the day […]

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My ‘Coming Out’ Story.

Yesterday was #NationalComingOutDay and I could only admire in silence, all the stories of triumph, bravery and self-acceptance that the individuals I have been blessed to know, have lived through. An experience that I know even a 63,206 Facebook post character limit couldn’t do justice to. But I realize, I never got to live my ‘coming out’ day. Because […]

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