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#AsianLove Campaign

(2 min read) Calling all Asians! Let's celebrate ourselves and each other. In Western media, Asians have poor representation, if any at all. We are often used as background characters, stuck playing the sidekick, or shown as submissive partners for white people. But instead of waiting to see ourselves in Hollywood, why not represent ourselves?…

Asian Affairs Episode 5: Holding Anti-Asian Racists Accountable

By Preston Wong and Kasie Lee Preston and special guest Kasie discuss the ongoing Matthew de Starkey scandal, including the reactions by netizens, the cover-up and concealment by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, as well as next steps for the Asian American community moving forward. Anchor.fm

Matthew De Starkey, Words That Still Wound, And The Case For Being Vocal About Racism Against Asian Males

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater instructor, Matthew De Starkey, tweeted a photo of himself posing as a Chinese coolie: squinty eyes, a makeshift straw hat (wooden bowl), with hands pressed in mock prayer. The caption read, "When your crush says she only dates Asians." Following backlash from the Asian community, he…

JTTW Episode 18: Why Asian Woman Are Silent in Online Spaces

By Sen Tien We've come to notice when it comes to talking about racism, there aren't many Asian women who are willing to speak out or condemn such things publicly. We talk about why this happens and rant about some issues of how we exist in the online space and how difficult for women to…

JTTW Episode 8: Asian Excellence at the Olympics

By Sen Tien The main four are back and discuss Asian diaspora and their achievements at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018. Some controversies are addressed which include a radio host's gross comments toward Chloe Kim, unsolicited advice and "activism" towards dog meat consumption and Mirai Nagasu skating to Miss Saigon. https://youtu.be/PqdMcPKAATM