‘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


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

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