Am I conveniently being the person everyone wants me to be?

Photography by Kentaro Takahashi on The New York Times

The Lesson Learned

My personal interpretation of Lee Isaac Chung’s latest film that led me home


“The most personal is the most creative.” — Martin Scorsese, Bong Joon-ho

The Small Giant

Spring is short. Even it comes around, you’ll never meet the “same person” again.


What are the questions we need to ask?

The photo was taken by the author in Kathmandu (2016). We always look at the most extraordinary but forget about the majority who live in the forgotten ordinary days.

From the award-winning K-drama Sky Castle to Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, this is why Koreans give us powerful narratives


What is left of a woman after a traumatic loss?

Photo by Manki Kim on Unsplash

“Hey, my mom said, this tea if drunk too much is not good for a woman’s womb.”

The Most Valuable Part (MVP) of a Woman

Yong Yee Chong

I am a sport scholar who writes about personal stories and intersectional identity.

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