The Queer Issue Jun 20, 2018 at 4:00 am

My dad says he knew something was up with me when I cut my hair.

Elaine Lin

Comments

1

This was a wonderful story. I wish you much happiness.

2

Lovely article. I am a Critical Care RN from the Seattle area and I recently moved to Silicon Valley where I now frequently care for Chinese people. Your article has in a way helped me to understand a tiny bit better how some of the Chinese families' who I have worked with have made certain decisions regarding certain aspects of care that I have struggled to have context for. Thank you.

3

Aw man, I took a coffee break and now I'm tearing up in the corner of the work kitchen.

4

A wonderful and touching story. Thank you for writing this.

5

Check out the pilot episode of the Nancy podcast from WNYC, where the two hosts discuss their different experiences of coming out to their Chinese parents. Another interesting perspective.


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