Fighting Polarization with Empathy
Jing Jing Wang is a queer intersectional feminist and a senior at Redmond High School. They are passionate about the intersections between art, activism, identity, and mental health. They spend their time creating art (visual, choreography, theater, directing, poetry, etc.), writing, getting involved with their community, and loving a lots of things very deeply. They have been published in The Stranger’s 2018 Queer Issue. They also serve as a youth advocate on the Redmond Arts and Culture Commission. They hope to continue their work as they grow. Their art is available on Instagram at @jingshiwang01. To check out their article, go to https://www.thestranger.com/queer-issue-2018/2018/06/20/27819158/what-its-like-coming-out-as-queer-in-a-traditional-chinese-family.