The racist comments about singer, Lorde, and her Asian boyfriend, cast a disturbing light on Americans’ stereotypes of Asian men and their attractiveness.
According to Jezebel, the outrage is in response to the fact that Lorde and Lowe’s relationship defies the conventional benchmarks of attractiveness and dating. In other words, that their “slightly different … Read more
An Asian American student was killed during his initiation into a fraternity at Baruch College in New York, reports the South China Morning Post.
The game known as glass ceiling requires the pledge to wear a blind fold and something heavy on his back. He then must navigate toward a … Read more
By now, even non-Chinese know that Chop Suey is not authentic Chinese food.
More than a handful of people know you won’t find fortune cookies in China for instance (Chinese Americans stole the idea from the Japanese)
And those “in … Read more
Reaction in the United States to India’s Supreme Court ruling outlawing gay sex has largely been negative, reports the Indian Express.
The ruling reinstates section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a ban on homosexual sex.
“The ruling is a setback,” said Sapna Pandya, president of Khush DC, an organization of South Asian gays. … Read more
A proposal has been unveiled for a 600 acre project that could eventually bring a Chinese Disneyland to a community just 90 miles north of New York City, reports Atlantic Cities.
Right now the project known as China City of America would include a college, dorms, sports arenas, and performance centers. Eventually a theme … Read more
A larger than life size painting originally titled Jesus and commissioned in 1935 has been found in the basement of a San Francisco Chinatown church, reports Mouse Planet.
We’ve been teased before, only to be left disappointed.
Manny Pacquiao says he will meet with Floyd Mayweather when his family takes a vacation in the United States before the New Year, according to ABS CBN.
It’s the strongest sign to date that the two are … Read more
You can buy all of Detroit Chinatown for a half a million dollars, reports Curbed.
Chinatown in Detroit apparently consists entirely of two vacant buildings. Both are across the street from each other.
One of the buildings has been vacant for 14 years and once housed a Chinese restaurant.
It’s selling for … Read more
South Asians need to exercise 20 minutes more per day than Europeans to achieve the same results, according to a new study from the University of Glasgow’s Institute for Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences.
The question can be intense for those who are dating but not ready to tie the knot.
But it can be unbearable for those who haven’t found someone special in … Read more