By Sen Tien J, Vi and Sen discuss stereotypes revolving around Asian women and how we can try to regain agency over our own perceptions.
By Sen Tien We discuss some people who take a toe-dip into racism and run for the hills by minimizing and downplaying the realities of it. The cognitive dissonance balancing act many have dubbed "fringe" racism.
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…
By Sen Tien As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is coming to a close, we touch on the concept of diversity and how we aren't always included. If we really care about diversity, then we've got to actually talk about racism. https://youtu.be/ucaACAIbgLM
By Sen Tien We discuss our different experiences with our parent's language. J talks about the emphasis of English instead of Tagalog in her family and culturally, Sen talks about interpreting for her parents, Vi talks about almost being put in ESL as her parents switched to speaking English at home, and Wen attended school…
By Sen Tien A white high school girl in America posted a photo of her wearing a qipao or cheongsam to prom and caused a twitter storm. It is okay for her to wear it? Is it cultural appropriation? We dissect the situation as Asian diaspora. https://youtu.be/rf54bmKg2ko
By Sen Tien Join J, Vi and Sen as they imitate online activists, describe encounters with panhandlers and how they try to navigate the volatile nature of the 'them vs. us' rhetoric on Twitter. https://youtu.be/bikxeOICNkE
By Sen Tien In this episode, we talk about how the working class or blue collar workers experience racism differently. We briefly touch on class as well and how it's a neglected dynamic in the Asian activism sphere. https://youtu.be/7fmDnJHMMiI
By Sen Tien J and Vi welcome Yun in this episode to talk about her experience as a 1.5 generation Asian-American and compare and contrast the divide with the 2nd generation. https://youtu.be/n0NdCXPk_OE
By Sen Tien Today we discuss the cultural importance and the racialized nature of food for Asian diaspora. We also cover the show Ugly Delicious, a Netflix original food show. It demonstrates past, present and future presence of Asian American cuisines and the relationships we build around food. https://youtu.be/MCJzdPrdpi8