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Feb 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Family Is Still Family, Pro-LGBTQ AAPI Ad Campaign Comes to Midwest for First Time

posted by Brittney Le
Chicago Pride Parade 2008

Chicago Pride Parade 2008. Photo by EMR

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) will debut its pro-LGBTQ family campaign in the Midwest for the first time tomorrow, reports NBC News.
 
Family Is Still Family, is co-produced by the Asian Pride Project. The multilingual public service announcements in support of the … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 27, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

100 AAPI Organizations Sign Letter of Resistance vs. Trump

posted by Randall
Women's March in Oakland3

Filipino Americans joined the Women’s March in Oakland, California last Jan. 21.

By Ed Diokno

In a strange way, Donald Trump is uniting us.

The momentum from last weekend’s Women’s Marches across the country and supportive demonstrations around the world, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the anti-Vietnam demonstrations of the 60s and … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Proof Positive Asian American Pacific Islanders Came out Strong for Women’s March

posted by Randall

Women March on Washington

By Ed Diokno

On Jan. 20, Donald Trump was installed as President of the United States. On Day 2 of his administration, the country held a do-over and Trump – without the help of the Electoral College system –  came out on this short end.

 

The turnout – estimated to be about 2 million … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Pacific Islander Women to Join Women’s March on Washington

posted by Louis Chan

Women's March on Washington
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Hundreds of thousands of people are descending on the nation’s capital to take part in the historic Women’s March on Washington Saturday.

The protest is a warning that they will not stand for what they consider to be the racist, sexist, misogynist, bigoted and bullying tactics and policies … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 4, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian Americans Finding their Place on YouTube

posted by Brittney Le


 
The 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Hollywood & Entertainment features Ryan Higa, Asian American actor and YouTube comedian with over 18 million subscribers on his channel, nigahiga. Despite its briefness, his bio on the Forbes website speaks volumes for the Asian American … Read more

Filipino American

Dec 30, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Philippine Scouts, Sikhs and Olympic Legend Greg Louganis in Tournament of Roses Parade

posted by Randall
Philippine Scout Heritage Society

The Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, seen here in the Huntington, Calif. parade, will be be part of the
Tournament of Roses Parade for the first time.

By Ed Diokno

Greg Louganis will be one of the grand marshals for the 128th Tournament of Roses Parade on Monday, Jan. 2. He is the first American of … Read more

Blogs

Dec 12, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Blog: Ben Carson Unqualified to Head HUD

posted by Randall
Ben Carson

Ben Carson

By Ed Diokno

Well, why not? Is anybody really surprised that Dr. Ben Carson is Donald Trump’s pick to head up HUD? It makes a lot of sense since the decision to pick the neurosurgeon, who is totally unqualified for the HUD position, was made by Donald Trump, who is also unqualified to … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 4, 2016 Ξ 4 comments

First Asian American Man to win Olympic Gold Medal Winner dies at 96

posted by Louis Chan
Sammy Lee (usctrojan.com)

USCTrojan.com

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The swimming, Olympic and Asian American communities are joining family and friends in mourning the death of Olympic gold medal diver Sammy Lee.

The Korean American became the first Asian American man to win an Olympic gold medal in 1948 at the London games and again in 1952 … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 1, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

George Takei installed into California Hall of Fame

posted by Randall
California Hall of Fame 2016 inductees

 

By Ed Diokno

 

George Takei, best known for his portrayal of Hiraku Sulu, helmsman for the Starship Enterprise, was among the eight people inducted into California’s Hall of Fame Wednesday night.

“I am a proud second generation Californian, humbled to be honored by a state singular in its beauty, diversity and dynamism,” said

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Blogs

Nov 26, 2016 Ξ Leave a comment

Blog: We Will Not Go Quietly into the Night

posted by Randall

Donald TrumpBy Ed Diokno

No! I will not give Donald Trump any slack.

It has been three weeks since that black day in November when Donald Trump surprised almost everyone in the world to upset Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The passage of time has not soften my feelings about the man.

My only solace to come … Read more

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