Newly-elected Liberal MP Linda Lapointe stumbled out of the starting gate with a Facebook photo of her in a Halloween costume wearing a coolie hat and a “Asian” style jacket.
CBC News Lapointe’s wardrobe choice raised the ire of Laurin Liu, the Montreal riding’s former NDP MP and a Chinese Canadian.
“I can’t … Read more
Here’s evidence when it comes to coverage of Asian Americans in sports, we still have a ways to go.
Uproxx reports a story that appeared on NBA.com referred to fans of Jeremy Lin as oriental.
The article was promptly called out by NBA blogger Stephen Lebron who tweeted:
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By Ed Diokno
The Thanksgiving episode airing this Monday (Nov 16) on Crazy-Ex Girlfriend, a new musical-comedy on the CW Television Network will feature, for the first time (to my knowledge):
Studies analyzing dating sites have found that Asian men and Black women have one major thing in common when it comes to dating–both are considered by many to be unattractive, reports Vice.
Asian men have been feminized by the media and Black women are considered masculine. Both rank low in … Read more
Members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities have received an apology from the Sacramento LGBT Center in California for the offensive cultural themes used at a recent party, reports the Sacramento Bee.
The apology comes after the Asian Pacific Islander Queer Sacramento Coalition wrote a letter to … Read more
There he was. The man who raped Margaret Cho just three years earlier showed up for a taping of her first TV show.
The rest of the audience had left, but Cho’s rapist remained.
“He was just there, falling down drunk and he looked me in the eye and he didn’t … Read more
One of the reasons Fresh Off the Boat is the number one watched show among Asian Americans is that the actors and the people behind the scenes understand the significance of their program to the Asian American community.
Not only is it the first show to feature an Asian American family in 20 years, the … Read more
Dr. Ken on ABC has been almost universally panned by critics, but at least so far, adored by fans.
Ratings for its premiere on Friday ranked Dr. Ken the number one scripted program of the evening.
It was a repeat of what happened when Jeremy Lin first joined the New York Knicks. A security guard at the arena where the Charlotte Hornets play had to be convinced Lin was really an NBA basketball player.
Lin as usual reacted with good nature about the incident with his new team, tweeting about it … Read more
A study by researchers at William & Mary have found images of Asian women outnumber Asian men by 4-1, reports Phys.org.
The same study found the depiction of Black men outnumbered Black women 3-2.
The authors suspect Asian men and Black women are underrepresented due to stereotypes connecting Asians with femininity and Blacks with … Read more