I Don’t Hate the Sinner, I Hate the Sin explores my personal challenges of growing up gay and Christian. I felt self-hatred, shame and guilt, and I didn’t even know there was another option. The poem challenges Christians to have dialogue and hear people’s stories instead of putting LGBTQ+ individuals in limited boxes and stereotypes.
Everyone Loves An Asian Girl was the first poem I wrote when I started writing spoken word poetry. This piece explores the stereotypes of Asian women and how we can internalize those labels.
Minority explores the complexities of identity and finding the spaces and communities you belong in. This poem discusses how I have been an insider and outsider in many communities as a Chinese-Jamaican woman who is gay and Christian.
Labels wrestles with the limited boxes and stereotypes we call others and ourselves. This poem encourages people to hear each other’s stories and embrace our sentences.
Everyone Loves A Jamasian Girl explores my roots as a Chinese-Jamaican Canadian and the challenges of finding out where I belong.