Kelly Kanayama

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The Soapbox: I Don’t Want Your Yellow Fever

As a kid, I was used to standing out for lots of reasons, like my “Star Wars” obsession or the black eyeliner and vampire chic that made up my high…

Kelly Kanayama | May 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: On The Stigma Of Mental Illness In The Asian Community

It was a workday of minor annoyances. Everything at my temp job had gone normally, except for a snippy email from IT and a laminator malfunction that forced me to…

Kelly Kanayama | April 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Was Terrified Of Sex

Me: I’m sorry! It’s just not going in!

Him: Don’t worry – we can always try later…

Me: I’m really sorry! I’m just so scared! (Sobbing.

Kelly Kanayama | April 8, 2013 - 1:00 pm