Tuesday 21st February 2017,

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Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

posted by Lisa Dinh
Asian American male model

An Asian American male model shatters the stereotype of AAPI men as unattractive and nerdy

Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive,  to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.

The Huffington Post recently outlined 10 instances when the community made headlines and shattered the silent … Read more

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Irvine City Council Results Fail to Reflect Growing Asian Population

posted by Cathy Sun

While Irvine became the largest city in the United States with more Asian than White residents, it also elected an all-White … Read more


Model Chrissy Teigen Sparks Debate on word Oriental

posted by Randall

Chrissy TeigenBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Model actress Chrissy Teigen, who recently co-hosted the short-lived day time talk show FabLife on ABC, is embroiled in a twitter war over the word oriental.

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Daniel Wu Set to Play Lead Role in ‘Into the Badlands’

Daniel Wu Set to Play Lead Role in ‘Into the Badlands’

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

Isn’t it about time we had an Asian male play the leading man in a drama and being bad ass, I might add?

During New York’s Comic Con this weekend, AMC presented Into The Badlands, a new martial arts drama starring Daniel Wu (Tai Chi Zero) … Read more


Mediaite: UCSB shooter had a thing about Asians and white women

posted by Randall

Rodger, ElliotThe man police say killed at least 6 people near the UC Santa Barbara campus, injured 7 others before turning the gun on himself ranted about how Asian men couldn’t attract girls, reports Mediaite  (photo via Facebook).

Elliot Rodger wrote to another Asian man on the website puahate.com:

“Full Asian men are disgustingly

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SFist: San Franciscans love their Asian porn stars

posted by Randall

PornographySFist reports on a study by PornHub that the most popular search terms on porn related sites in San Francisco and Hawaii are “Japanese”, “Asian”, and “Korean.”

These popular terms are different than in other cities with smaller Asian populations. This begs the question, are those searching these terms guys with Asian fetishes  or Asian … Read more


Korea Style Week Breaks the Trend of Casting Caucasian Models in Asia

posted by Randall

By Dana Ter


Korea Style WeekYou may have heard about the under-representation of models of Asian descent in American or European editorials and runway shows. It’s only recently that Fei Fei Sun and Liu Wen from China, and Soo Joo Park from South Korea, are starting to make it on the covers of high fashion magazines … Read more


Jezebel: Fans less than kind comments about Lorde’s rumored Asian boyfriend

posted by Randall

LordeThis if freaking ridiculous.
Fans of the Kiwi singer Lorde are going ballistic over a twit pic with her rumored Asian boyfriend, 24-year old James Lowe, reports Jezebel.
The 17-year old singer was pictured in a Bikini with Lowe setting off a chain of remarks on how ugly he was and how awkward the couple … Read more


Sports Illustrated: New England Patriot tight end caught mocking Asian American fan

posted by Randall


Rob GronowskiIt’s the kind of thing you might say among friends.

But when you’re a public figure, it’s probably best to play it straight.

New England Patriot tight end Rob Gronowski attended a fan event this weekend in Foxboro.

An Asian fan wearing a Gronowski jersey caught the tight end’s eye when the fan began … Read more


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