Yellow Glitter

Yellow Glitter

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Welcome to Yellow Glitter! Mindfulness through the eyes & soul of a gay Asian. Every episode, I share with you what’s on my mind, things I’m be struggling with and how I’m working through it to help you live a more mindful, fabulous life!


#9 Forgiving our parents and caregivers
Nov 28 • 10 min
Happy Thanksgiving! Though this day has quite questionable roots, many of us are spending time with those we love. For many Asians, this might mean returning home to our conservative Asian families. In this episode, I share with you something that is near…
#8: Lessons from writing about the cultural insensitivities of Queer Eye Japan
Nov 26 • 12 min
This past week, I published an article addressing the cultural insensitivities of Queer Eye Japan. Lots of learnings and also four key lessons to share with you.
#7: Defying filial piety and Asian parental
 expectations in career and in life
Nov 11 • 23 min
In this episode, we talk about defying filial piety and our parent’s Asian expectations as we make decisions in career and in life. I share my story of not becoming a doctor, filial piety, Asian guilt, why not following our heart has dire consequences,…
#6: Yellow fever and rice queens: fetish or just a preference?
Oct 29 • 17 min
Yellow Fever!! Exoticism, objectification, and fetishizing of the yellow skin. It’s prevalent everywhere and every single Asian I’ve known has faced this in dating and especially interracial relationships. In this episode, I talk about the origins of…
#5 Queer rights and facing discrimination in the workplace
Oct 14 • 26 min
This week, we had three major cases got up against the Supreme Court regarding discrimination in the workplace based on sexual orientation and gender identity. We talk about the three cases, the importance of them, and some advice on how to approach…
#4: Let’s talk about drugs
Sep 24 • 40 min
Whether we like to admit it or not, drugs are all around us. They are at parties, festivals, and even the bars we frequent. And for us to build a more mature relationship with drugs - we need to talk about them openly. This episode, we dive into talking…
#3: Managing superficiality in Asian and gay cultures
Sep 8 • 39 min
In this episode, we talk about superficiality in Asian and gay culture. We dive into issues of authority figures, generational trauma, plastic surgery, digital modifications, body-shaming and colorism in advertisements, gay-dating apps, performance…
#2: Growing up Asian and Gay in America, and Feeling “Not Good Enough”
Aug 14 • 47 min
We dive into my stories of growing up Asian and gay in America, the feelings of not good enough perpetuated by people and society, and how to overcome it with some insights and compassion.
#1: What is Yellow Glitter?
Aug 3 • 12 min
Welcome to Yellow Glitter! Mindfulness through the eyes & soul of a queer Asian. Every episode, I share with you what’s on my mind, things I’m be struggling with and how I’m working through it to live a more mindful, fabulous life! For my first episode, I…