Bianca Mabute-Louie (she/her/hers) is an educator, writer, and community organizer passionate about uplifting the stories and leadership of youth, womxn, and other marginalized communities. She has researched, written, and spoken extensively on the experiences of queer Asian American Christian millennials. Bianca is also an ethnic studies teacher and youth organizer, working specifically with Asian Pacific Islander youth to end domestic violence and gender-based violence. Bianca is based in the Bay Area and eventually plans to get her doctorate and publish her research. You can find her on Twitter at @beyonkz.
While the media reports on and profits from interpersonal racist incidents that result from exogenous shocks, minor feelings and racial melancholia encompass the daily, interminable despondence of racism.
Asian American churches seem to love the Book of Esther. How many Asian Christian women are named after this Old Testament heroine? I know too many Asian Esthers to count. Queen Esther represents beauty, obedience, and bravery.