After becoming the first Thai American woman in the Senate, Illinois Democratic representative Tammy Duckworth has checked off another U.S. Senator “first.” Duckworth will be the first U.S. Senator to give birth during her term in the Senate.
Duckworth is one of only ten lawmakers who have given birth while in Congress, PBS reported.
Already … Read more
By Alexis Anderson
One of the most comprehensive efforts to measure comparable rates of psychiatric disorders among different racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. found that Asian Americans appear to be paragons of stable mental health.
Asian Americans have a 2.1 percent lifetime chance of having a generalized anxiety disorder, according to the … Read more
One day after their adopted daughter was apparently found dead less than a mile from their home, Wesley Mathews and his wife were in court today to fight for custody of their biological daughter, reports WFAA
3-year-old Sherin Mathews has been missing … Read more
A father charged with child endangerment after the disappearance of his adopted daughter from India will be in court tomorrow to fight for the custody of his biological daughter, reports CBS DFW.
Wesley Mathews was arrested by Richardson, Texas police near Dallas after he told authorities two weeks ago his daughter went … Read more
The adoptive father of a 3-year-old Indian girl is under arrest for suspected child endangerment in a suburb of Dallas, reports Raw Story.
Authorities say Wesley Mathews, 37, punished his daughter for not drinking her milk by sending her out alone in an alley behind her home.
By Ed Diokno
Diversity – racial, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle – was threaded throughout the Emmy awards show Sunday night – from the opening monologue by Jimmy Kimmel to the series of awards to actors of color.starting with the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy, won by Ansari Aziz and Alan Wang for
Over the course of nine months in 2009 and 2010, six Palo Alto teenagers committed suicide. Between 2010 and 2014, an average of 20 children and young adults killed themselves annually in Santa Clara County, where Palo Alto is located.
The deaths in the city constitute two recent “suicide clusters” (multiple … Read more
Talking about race is complicated enough but how do parents of multiracial Asian American children talk to their kids about race and racial identity? What are the experiences of multiracial Asian American children? What’s missing in the media representations of multiracial kids?
It was an awkward moment for both the audience and performing actors this week during a matinee performance of the Tony Award winning revival of the The King & I.
Kelvin Moon Loh who’s part of the ensemble cast wrote about it on his … Read more