Imperial Fantasies: On the Costs of Misrepresentation

To lack representation is to lack the autonomy of selection and to some extent self-definition.

A New Day: Can Hollywood and Publishing Maintain the Momentum of #AsianAugust?

Helen Hoang, Lillian Li, and R.O. Kwon offer insight into why Hollywood and the publishing industry are finally beginning to wake up. Read more »

To All the Double Standards We’ve Seen Before

It’s acceptable for Asian men’s stories to exclude Asian women, but the opposite is intolerable. Read more »

BitchReads: 15 Books Feminists Should Read In June

We’re six months into 2018, and the great books just keep coming. Read more »

BitchTapes: Asian and Asian American Rock Stars

This week’s BitchTapes features feminist music by artists of Asian or Asian American heritage.  Read more »

The Ascension of Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao is one of the few Asian women directors getting her just due. Read more »

Mantis Deserves Better: “Guardians of the Galaxy” Continues Abuse of Asian Women In Sci-fi

There’s a long history of Asian women being mistreated in science-fiction and adventure films. Read more »

The Fists of White Men: Orientalism and Yellow Peril in “The Defenders”

We need dynamic Asian characters who exist outside Western/Other binaries. Read more »