‘In My Shoes’ podcast with Sarah Malik

Here's a podcast I did with friend Sarah Malik about race, religion and intersectionality. Hope you enjoy it: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/earshot/in-my-shoes-pt-2/8024000

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More Than One Nation panel discussion

Here is a storify wrap up of the panel discussion organised by the Asian Australian Democracy Caucus More Than One Nation. Panellists included myself, Celeste Liddle and Charendev Singh - the conversation was about race in Australia, particularly against the backdrop of the return of Pauline Hanson. Storify is here: https://storify.com/Janmolloy/asian

Interview with Let’s Talk

Amy Mcquire is an amazing journalist and I always love talking with her on 98.9FM's Let's Talk radio program. Here is the interview where we talked about Pauline Hanson, Islamophobia, solidarity and Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. You can listen to it here: https://player.fm/series/lets-talk-on-989fm/eugenia-flynn

Danger Asians panel discussion

Super excited to be on this panel for Footscray Community Arts' West Writers Forum! The panel is called Danger Asians and here's a great write up (in which I talk about Pauline Hanson, power dynamics in arts and literary industries, growing up Aboriginal-Chinese and then becoming Muslim). http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/west-writers-forums-danger-asians-debate-explores-the-perils-of-pauline-hanson-20160721-gqat7y.html "It's about tastemaking. If the people who … Continue reading Danger Asians panel discussion

A piece on strong Chinese women for IWD

I've always hated the stereotypes about Chinese women - that we are sexually subservient (but also sexually aggressive at the same time), mail order brides, gold diggers and more. I wrote this piece to highlight that there have been strong Chinese female role models for a long time now and will continue to be in … Continue reading A piece on strong Chinese women for IWD

A Survivor and a Fighter – piece in Peril Magazine

I remember back in the 1990's there was an Asian Australian lifestyle print publication (I can't remember the name now) that I used to pick up as street press around good ol' Radelaide. I remember back then how desperately I wanted to get involved, but was too shy, too self-conscious, to get in contact. So … Continue reading A Survivor and a Fighter – piece in Peril Magazine

No Brown Noser Here, Just a Very Brown Nose

When I was a little girl, my late mother used to do this thing to my sisters and I where she would bite our noses, pinch them and squeeze them.  At the time, in my childhood memories, it hurt quite a bit, but my mother made it a playful, cheeky, expression of her love for … Continue reading No Brown Noser Here, Just a Very Brown Nose