Season 6

Oct. 31, 2021

Season 6 Finale & Going On Extended Hiatus!!!

Season 6 Finale!!!! .. We reached the conclusion of Season 6, "Unfinished Business", and with that said, I am taking a hiatus from recording new episodes until next summer. After 80+ episodes in two years, it will be great t...

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Oct. 24, 2021

Decapitalizing Wellness w/ Nisha Mody

(S6, EP 9) Nisha Mody is my final guest for this Season 6 series. Nisha is a healing & wellness coach, content creator behind @HealingHypeGirl on Instagram, and her podcast MigrAsians, and a former long-time librarian. We ta...

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Oct. 17, 2021

Nursing Myself to Strength w/ Vi Son Trinh

(S6, EP 8) Vĩ Sơn Trinh joins me for this week's episode as part of Season 6's "Unfinished Business". Vĩ Sơn is a 1.5 generation Vietnamese-American photographer, storyteller, and nurse. We spoke back in June about his expe...

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Oct. 10, 2021

Disrupting The Trauma Cycle w/ Dany Pen

Trigger & Content Warning: Topics will include mentions of genocidal / sexual violence and child abuse (S6, EP 7) Cambodian human rights advocate leader Dany Pen joined me for this week's episode as we talk about her work to ...

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Oct. 3, 2021

House of Sticks w/ Ly Ky Tran

Trigger Warning: Content will include topics on PTSD / intergenerational trauma (S6, EP 6) Ly Ky Tran, Viet-American millennial based out of NYC, and author of her recently released memoir, "House of Sticks" joined me for thi...

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Sept. 26, 2021

Forgiving Is The First Step - Rose Khun

Trigger Warning: Discussions of parental death and PTSD trauma (S6, EP 5) Rose Khun is a guest for this week's episode as part of the 6th season theme, "Unfinished Business". Rose is a Cambodian-American Holistic Nutritionist...

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Sept. 19, 2021

It Starts In The Classroom - Virginia Nguyen & Stacy Yung

(S6, EP 4) Virginia Nguyen and Stacy Yung, two longtime secondary Ed history teachers from Southern California joined me for this episode as we talk about Asian Americans educators in K-12 and pushing for racially equitable a...

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Sept. 12, 2021

What Yuri Taught Me w/ Akemi Kochiyama

(S6, EP 3) Akemi Kochiyama joined in for this week's episode. Akemi is the granddaughter of late Japanese-American activist icon Yuri Kochiyama. In this interview, we talk about Yuri's activism that began when she and her fa...

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Sept. 5, 2021

Things We Lost To The Water -- Eric Nguyen

(S6, EP 2) Eric Nguyen (He / Him) is a queer Viet-American author based in DC. He recently released his debut fiction novel, Things We Lost To The Water which is a story about a Vietnamese single mother raising her …

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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 Director with Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF). She has been a visible force …

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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 you to the following Season 5 guests: Kevin Stea, Alex Jenny, Helen Zia, Hunny Hach, Rohan Zhou …

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