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'Sad Asian Girls Club' Isn't What You Think

When you first hear the name a different picture might come to mind but make no mistake, ‘Sad Asian Girls Club‘ is far from it. 31 more words

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BREAKING ASIAN STEREOTYPES

An avid fan of writing about social issues, I have a particular interest in covering and understanding racism and why it happens. I wrote this article about a local campaign to counter xenophobia on the University of Iowa campus, especially after international and Asian American students at the UI were targets of xenophobic messages mostly on Yik Yak, I broke that news too. 8 more words

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Lack of Asian Rolemodels Even in Recent Media

I am talking about whitewashing and stereotypes. This is a topic that has been covered by many. Even John Oliver has covered this topic, but it would seem that there is not even traction yet or most  western companies just seem to outright prefer having a majority White cast in a increasingly globalist society. 708 more words

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PRI.org: Ang Lee and George Takei signed the letter, but here’s who wrote it

PRI.org: Ang Lee and George Takei signed the letter, but here’s who wrote it

“The heavily circulated letter was signed by 25 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including director Ang Lee, actors Sandra Oh and George Takei. 396 more words

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Variety: Ang Lee, Other Asian Oscar Winners Protest ‘Racist Stereotypes’ to Academy

Ang Lee, Other Asian Oscar Winners Protest ‘Racist Stereotypes’ to Academy

UPDATED: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences apologized on Tuesday for the Asian jokes on the Feb. 516 more words

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The Interview: Racist Assassinators or Glorified Heroes?

The Interview was released starring James Franco and Seth Rogen. It is classified as a comedy about the dictator of North Korea, Kim Jong-Un. However, I really did not find this film too hilarious or funny at all. 1,276 more words

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Growing up F.A.T.| Triggers: fat shaming, eating disorders, self hatred, East Asian beauty standards

I’m F.A.T. : Fat, Asian, and Tall, and that’s been me since I was fat, Asian, and small.

Needless to say, being fat is it’s own thing. 1,020 more words

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