OutSources: Writing the Queer Chamoru Body into Existence with Lehua Taitano

Interview with Lehua Taitano, a queer Chamoru writer and artist born in Yigu, Guåhan (also known as the island of Guam in the South Pacific). Lehua discusses issues of queer identity and migratory belonging, themes that she explores in her most recent collection of poetry published in 2018, entitled Inside Me an Island.

More about “A Day in the Queer Life of Asian Pacific America,” and the “Queer Check-Ins” audio program that Lehua discussed: https://smithsonianapa.org/day-queer-life/

Music: Andrew Bird – I, Andrew Bird – Plasticities