Christina Mui is a first-generation Chinese American and native New Yorker who grew up in Bensonhurst and now considers Chinatown home. During her formative years, she was active in helping shape the community for the better. Today, she describes her intersectional identity—being a queer female and member of the AAPI community—as full of beauty and lightness.
WHERE AM I REALLY FROM?
“The question reveals more about the person asking than the person being asked. It tells me that the asker is unable to interact on a personal level unless they have a geographical reference point. Where I’m from doesn’t define who I am or what I love or the potential of who I can be.”