Interracial Relationships: Bridging the Gaps Between Morals, Values, and Truths

To celebrate my resignation from my first full-time job after college, I booked a flight from the Philippines to Singapore. I brought one bag with me for a month-long stay. When I landed I realized how reckless my decision was. I had no idea what I was going to do there. I was 21 and […]

Rapper Turned Drama Queen: A Trip Down Awkwafina’s Music Memory Lane

Over the past year up until this point, Awkwafina has gone from rising in Ocean’s 8, sky-rocketing to a comedic powerhouse in Crazy Rich Asians, hosting Saturday Night Live, joining Jumanji: The Next Level and recently turning into an indie darling moving us in her dramatic role with The Farewell, one of the most praised […]

BRWNGRLZ: Dope Earring Company Created By A Brown Girl From The Bay Celebrates Women Of Color

The beauty and fashion industry has taken the next step in its trajectory, with emerging lines and brands catering to women of color and consumers of every ethnicity. Finally, our feeds are no longer stacked with white models alone. Today we get diverse selection, representative of the multicultural market we live in. To our fellow […]

Loreen’s Gotta Boogie Revisits Soul Train Dance And Breaks New Grounds

The Filipino American womxn lead film Loreen’s Gotta Boogie has been going around the film festival circuit recently from Newark International Film Festival, Lights On Festival, MECCAcon International Film Festival, and screenings at the International Black Film Festival on October 6 in Nashville, Tennessee. The film also won the Audience Choice Award at the International […]

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 […]