about

piathabia started out as a story of youth, heartbreak and courage, an epithet in evolution after a night in one of san francisco’s 18+ clubs. it was an identity that sought to reclaim and reaffirm strength to a then 18-year old queer immigrant woman from pampanga, philippines. it became a tag, a sagacious pronouncement, a reflection of culture, a designation, a moniker that stuck, a self-affirmation.

it is the naming of myself.

p_cortez

i belong to these communities: kapampangan people, ivatan people, anti-imperialist filipinos, filipinos in the diaspora, queer and trans people of color, and those who understand the power, the magic, the beauty of the written word.

when i am not writing or organizing, you can find me on twitter and tumblr.

in the meantime, here’s my blog.

2 Comments

Add yours →

  1. I appreciate your thoughts, and you’ve inspired me to start my own blog. I look forward to reading more about your adventures :)
    Take care!

  2. I joined the writing challenge too, and need to learn…I wanted to say HI I am Jackie http://bookreviews1966.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/announcing-writing-201-finding-your-story/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

CNY PENWOMEN ROSE BLOG

Official Blog for the Central New York Pen Women

Press Publish

Inspiration and tools for better blogging from WordPress.com

Harmonic

A theme to make your content sing

Hey Miyuki!

artist::activist::explorer::healer

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,526 other followers