I’d become so successfully covert that the idea that I stuttered sounded more like an unfounded opinion than an incontestable truth.
The film contains a pantheon of archetypes, all of them represented in these Indian Panjabi women.
I privately couldn’t get over the fact that she’d even felt comfortable speaking to me that way.
Beds transmute into a form of policing while simultaneously being promoted as an alternative to policing.
The authenticity of chop suey was always the authenticity of survival, of adaptation. And so, like generations of Chinese Americans, chop suey stayed.
In video games, dead parent storylines give a character depth. Their grief becomes a plot point, something to overcome.
While I am shedding my femme clothes, I’m reminded of how my grandmother reclaimed her femininity, stolen from her by the Nazis, with a new dress.
Though the person in the skirt and I weren’t the same, when I saw them, I felt something I never had before at work: like I could be totally, completely myself.