Pinay’Merican: All About That Tsismis

Pinay’Merican is a series of personal entries about exploring identity, as a Filipino-American, an aspiring writer, and a millennial. This is also kinda sorta for my final project in Asian American Media this semester.


Yesterday, I attended an annual gala hosted by a non-profit organization catered to the Filipino community in the tri-state area. I have attended the gala a few times in the past, and the best way I could describe it is that of a fancy “senior” prom (as in, old folks in gowns and tuxedos, taking pictures and dancing). There are barely any people my age in attendance, so I often feel out-of-place. (But still lookin’ stylish~) Continue reading Pinay’Merican: All About That Tsismis