Ramblings

Mi Tes Mi Taw (Hands and Feet)

I felt a lot of emotions watching “Mi Tes Mi Taw” directed by Porsha Phoua Chang. She did a wonderful job telling a story that many of us can identify either with the son, daughter, mother, or daughter-in-law. One of the themes of this short film is gender roles within a traditional Hmong family. I’ve blogged about gender… Continue reading Mi Tes Mi Taw (Hands and Feet)

Ramblings

Revisiting “Why Some Hmong Girls Do Not Date Hmong Boys”

On April 30, 2014, I read 3 emails commenting on a blog post I wrote 2 years ago titled “Why Some Hmong Girls Do Not Date Hmong Boys.” The first one commented on how she was hesitant to read my post because she thought it was one to bash Hmong men only to find out that… Continue reading Revisiting “Why Some Hmong Girls Do Not Date Hmong Boys”