Episodes

Aug. 29, 2021

In The Face of Resistance w/ Andy Marra

(S6, EP 1) To kick off Season 6, Andy Marra (she / her / hers) joined me for this episode. Andy is currently the Executive Direc…

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Aug. 22, 2021

Season 5 Closeout / Season 6 Preview "Unfinished Business"

We have reached the conclusion of Season 5 "Our Becoming: An Asian LGBTQ Experience" and Season 6 is about to get started! Thank …

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Aug. 15, 2021

Journey to Come Clean w/ Joshua Nguyen

(S5, EP 12) Joshua Nguyen (He / Him) joined me as the final guest of Season 5's theme, "Our Becoming: An LGBTQ Asian Experience".…

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Aug. 8, 2021

To Create The Love We Deserve w/ Steven Wakabayashi

(S5, EP 11) Steven Wakabayashi (he / him) joined me as my guest for Season 5's "Our Becoming: An LGBTQ Asian Experience". He is …

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Aug. 3, 2021

Remembering Anthony Veasna So w/ Alex Torres

(S5, EP 10) In honoring queer Cambodian-American writer Anthony Veasna So who suddenly passed away in December 2020 and to celebr…

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July 25, 2021

Channeling Our Intergenerational Resilience w/ Danielle Tanimura

(S5, EP 9) Danielle Tanimura (She / Hers) joined me for this episode as part of the Season 5 theme, "Our Becoming: An LGBTQ Asian…

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July 18, 2021

Social Justice through the Digital Space(s) w/ Deepankar Tripurana

(S5, EP 8) As part of Season 5's "Our Becoming: An LGBTQ Asian Experience", Deepankar Tripurana (all pronouns) joined me for this…

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July 11, 2021

Telling Our Stories Our Own Way w / Vichet Chum

(S5, EP 7) Trigger Warning: Episode will contain topics on personal Anti-Asian violence. Queer Khmer American playwright Vichet …

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July 4, 2021

Unapologetically Liberating w/ Ishani Chokshi

(S5, EP 6) Ishani Chokshi (She / They) joins me for this episode as she speaks on the recent challenges she experienced as a Sout…

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June 27, 2021

Honoring My Blasian Identity and Going Further w/ Rohan Zhou Lee

(S5, EP 5) In honoring Pride Month, Rohan Zhou Lee (They/Siya/祂 (Tā)), artist, activist, and founder of the Blasian March, joined…

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June 20, 2021

To Give and Receive Care w/ Hunny Hach

(S5, EP 4) In celebrating Pride Month, Khmer-American DJ and community leader, Hunny Hach (she / her) joined me for this episode.…

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June 13, 2021

Making Movements to Honor Us w/ Helen Zia

(S5, EP3) Helen Zia (She / Hers) joined me for this episode of the 5th season theme, "Our Becoming: An LGBTQ Asian Experience." H…

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June 6, 2021

Trans Divinity w/ Alex Jenny

(S5, EP2): Alex Jenny (She / They) joined me for this episode as part of the 5th season theme, "Our Becoming: An LGBTQ Asian Expe…

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May 30, 2021

Don't Just Stand There! w/ Kevin Stea

(S5, EP 1) As we wrap up #AAPIMonth and begin #PrideMonth Longtime dancer, artist and model Kevin Stea Kevin Stea kicks things of…

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May 23, 2021

Season 5 Trailer: "Our Becoming: An LGBTQ Asian Experience Edition"

Welcome back for a new 5th season coming your way! In this preview, I talk about what this 5th season will dive into, as well as…

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March 21, 2021

Revisiting "Sigh, Gone" w/ Phuc Tran

Trigger Warning: Discussions of child abuse (S4, EP 12) Viet-American best-selling and critically acclaimed author Phuc Tran joi…

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March 14, 2021

Life and Transition of Community Organizing w/ Steve Moon

(S4, EP 11) Longtime Korean-American community organizer & activist Steve Moon joined me for this week's episode. For years, Ste…

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March 7, 2021

Setting the Stage for Equity & Inclusion w/ Emjoy Gavino

(S4, EP 10) Filipino-American casting director / actor / theatre veteran Emjoy Gavino joined me as a guest for this week's episod…

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Feb. 28, 2021

Sometimes It Snows... w/ Amy M. Le

(S4, EP 9) Viet-American self-published author Amy M. Le joined me for this week's episode. She is the author of three recently …

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Feb. 21, 2021

Uncovering to Recovering w/ Rebecca and Phillip Ozaki

(S4, EP 8) Rebecca and Phillip Ozaki joined me for this week's episode. They are two of 4 children born and raised in Chicago, a…

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Feb. 14, 2021

Unapologetically Lao'd w/ Catzie Villayphonh

(S4, EP 7) Award winning Lao-American artist and poet Catzie Villayphonh joined me as a guest for this week's episode. Catzie sp…

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Feb. 7, 2021

Diving in to Move Forward w/ Sovanna Devin Pouv

(S4, EP 6) Trigger Warning for this episode will contain topics of PTSD trauma, suicide, and other related trauma. For this Seaso…

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Jan. 31, 2021

Chicago's White Supremacy w/ Odette Yousef

(S4, EP 5) Chicago WBEZ reporter Odette Yousef joined me as a guest for this episode. Odette recently hosted Season 3 of Motive …

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Jan. 24, 2021

Fighting Anti-Asian and Water Injustice w/ Josina Morita

(S4, EP 4) Josina Morita is my special guest for this week's episode. Josina is currently serving her elected role as Commissio…

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