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Ada Chen’s Viral Jewelry Line Claps Back to Asian Fetishes And Stereotypes

When I saw this viral text message earring over my Instagram feed modeled by incredibly looking womxn with their aesthetically pleasing profiles, I assumed it was just another trend influencers have delved into. Like the new fad of jewelry and a simple accessory.  What I didn’t decipher was these particular earrings were calling out men […]

Tuca and Bertie: A Tale of Womxnhood and Portrait of Adulting

Tuca and Bertie, an animated Netflix series starring Tiffany Haddish (as Tuca) and Ali Wong (as Bertie), premiered earlier this year that offered unique, bold, funny and relevant stories for womxn. Created by remarkable illustrator Lisa Hanawalt, Tuca and Bertie were two of the most human cartoons we’ve seen on our screens today. These 30-something […]

Meet Chris Lam: An Intersection of Queer and Asian

Hailing from Irvine, California, Chris Lam’s journey has been a long and humbling one. Originally an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science major from UC Berkeley, Lam has departed from his major decided to pursue a career as an on-camera host and a content producer. Growing up as a queer Cantonese-Taiwanese American, Lam has learned how […]

Always Be My Maybe: A Modern Day Romance In The Heart Of Asian Americans

I can’t be the only one left with the last song syndrome with Mariah’s Always Be My Baby’s iconic track after seeing the recent Netflix rom-com hit Always Be My Maybe, starring Ali Wong and Randall Park amongst a full Asian American casted film. It felt like 500 Days of Summer and Celeste & Jesse […]

7 Asian American Female Artists to Look Out For in 2019

Gingee Gingee is a multi-talented Filipina DJ, producer, kulingtang artist, and vocalist among her many artistic talents. Her work is a reflection of the sounds and cultures she has been exposed to growing up in Los Angeles. Gingee’s productions incorporate the sounds of percussion instruments such as the kulintang (gongs native to the Philippines), kettle […]

Modern Day Heroine: Gemma Chan — Monumental Wins in Hollywood

We’ve reached 2019 and it’s about goddamn time to break out of the all-white TV/film shows and embrace diversity because there’s so much more kick-ass, talented, actors of different race and colors that are deserving of space, stories, narratives, and representation on screen. Gemma Chan is one of the women that’s been making waves in […]

Sweet Birthday Baaabbbyyyyy! Greta Lee is the Life of the Party

The number of times I repeatedly watched the magic that is Russian Doll may have equated to the number of times Maxine gleefully exclaimed “Sweet birthday baaabbbyyyyy!” in the show. It’s a shame to believe it introduced me to Greta Lee only then. The show’s real MVP, the true breakout star and life of the […]