By Sophia Whittemore
When I read Zen Cho’s work Sorcerer to the Crown, I expected a fun fantasy romp with a Victorian style of writing. The characters engaged in periodic intrigue, matchmaking, and magical hi-jinks.
I didn’t expect a lovable Malaysian female mentor,(move aside, Merlin), a half-Indian/badass female lead, a POC sorcerer … Read more
Poet Rupi Kaur is only 24 years old, and she’s already spent a year on the NYT Best Sellers list with her book of poetry Milk and Honey. She’s going on global poetry tours. She’s changing lives with her words. With the gritty subject matter … Read more
Thinx, a company which specializes in creating undergarments for women on their periods, has run into some trouble with their former CEO.
Chelsea Leibow, a former Thinx employee, filed a complaint with the City of New York Commission on Human Rights against former CEO Miki Agrawal. The complaint asserts that … Read more
By Sudip Bhattacharya
“I have ploughed, and planted, and gathered into barns and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman? I could work as much and eat as much as a man—when I could get it—and bear the lash as well! And ain’t I a woman? I have borne thirteen … Read more
The panel was organized by CU Sewa, a group dedicated to the Sikh tradition of selfless service, according to the Columbia Spectator.
“Campus rape is basically regret … Read more
An ad airing on television in India is sparking arguments about whether it advances the cause for women, reports NDTV
The ad for a new smart phone portrays a boss telling her employee he has to get the project done. When the employee tells her that’s impossible, she replies that not getting it done is … Read more
Activist Suey Park has made it a habit of late of taking it to Twitter to prod, provoke and participate.
The 23-year old Korean American from Colorado State University has a way of rallying those who agree with her, challenging those who disagree with her and, in so doing, generating the difficult conversations people often … Read more
— Helen Wan (@helenwan1) December 18, 2013
#NotYourAsianSidekick is no longer just a hashtag, it’s also a website and 18 Million Rising hopes to turn it into a whole lot more.
Freelance writer Suey Park who created the … Read more
There aren’t many Asian American comedians on television, but two of the hottest happen to be Indian American–Kunal Nayyar, who plays Raj Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory and Mindy Kaling of the Mindy Project.
There are many reasons to love Mindy Kaling.
But if you’re a feminist, whether a man or a woman, there … Read more