I had dinner with a few of my other Asian-Australian friends the other night and we started sharing our own immigrant experiences and how our personal immigrant identity formed. Most of them were born here in Australia or moved here while they were young (as pre-teens or as toddlers). My family and I moved to … Continue reading Filipino Diaspora: The Duality of the Immigrant Identity
To my fellow Filipinos Flesh of my flesh Blood of my blood The spirit of culture within me
It is our humanity that makes us human beings, when we lose that, we are no better than animals. I have tried to remain silent, to let the issue pass, to sit in my own bubble and stew in my opinions, but it's just not me. I was taught to stand up for what is right, therefore, I will.