Persephone Pioneers: 2 Girls, 1 Asian

Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin and Kelly Colburn make up the dynamic duo ensemble, 2 Girls 1 Asian, a new web series about two girls living in New York city, experiencing your typical 20-something situations, and of course, being half Asian and white.

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On Being Mixed: The Other’s Other

“What are you?” If I had a penny for every time I’ve heard that question, I could pay off my student loans. What I am is mixed race, multi-ethnic, a hapa, whatever you want to call it ““ equal parts Japanese, Italian, Norwegian, and English. Some of my family members came to America seventeen generations ago; some came only two. The trouble with being mixed is that you’re neither one thing nor the other ““ I’m too dark to be White but too light to be a person of color. At least, that’s what members of those two groups have been telling me for as long as I can remember. Read More On Being Mixed: The Other’s Other