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Indian American MIT Researcher Creates Device to Prevent Sexual Assault

posted by Nicole Ki
Sexual Assault

Photo by Lisa Norwood via Flickr Creative Commons

An Massachusetts Institute of Technology student who developed a smart sticker that can prevent sexual assault in real time is getting worldwide attention for her wearable device.

Manisha Mohan, a Masters student at MIT, calls her invention “Intrepid.” The device calculates different methods of detecting initial signs … Read more

Crime

Jan 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Florida Man Charged with Sexually Molesting Vietnamese Exchange Student

Florida Man Charged with Sexually Molesting Vietnamese Exchange Student

posted by Randall
Joshua Perez

Joshua Perez

An Orlando man is under arrest on allegations he forced a Vietnamese exchange student he hosted at his home to have sex with him 13 times.

WFTV reports the man is also accused of exposing himself to a second Vietnamese exchange student in his home.

That student then called  her parents and begged … Read more

Filipino American

Jun 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on The Story of the ‘Comfort Women’ of the Philippines Is Waiting to Be Told

The Story of the ‘Comfort Women’ of the Philippines Is Waiting to Be Told

posted by Randall
author M. Evelina Galang with three of her "lolas.

Photo courtesy of M. Evelina Galang
Filipino/American author M. Evelina Galang with three of her “lolas.”
 

By Ed Diokno
The existence of the “comfort women” of Korea and China came to light to Americans in the last couple of years, but the horrible acts committed by men during wartime was not limited to those countries. … Read more

Chinese American

May 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on New York Times: Teen Sentenced in Brutal Chinatown Rape

New York Times: Teen Sentenced in Brutal Chinatown Rape

posted by Randall
NY Chinatown rape suspects

Surveillance video caught video of the suspects

A teenager who escaped a group home and raped a woman in New York’s Chinatown has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, reports the New York Times.

Emanuel Burrowes, 17, had previously pleaded guilty to rape, robbery and burglary in the case.

Burrowes escaped a home … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 13, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Margaret Cho Debuts ‘I Want to Kill My Rapist’

Margaret Cho Debuts ‘I Want to Kill My Rapist’

posted by Randall

I want to Kill My Rapist

Margaret Cho’s new single, I want to Kill My Rapist debut today.

She made it clear in an interview with AsAmNews that this was not about revenge, but about freeing the mind.

“It’s more about murdering the rapist in your mind, so you stop killing yourself,” Cho explained. “Sexual abuse leads to self abuse, so … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 4, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Comedian Margaret Cho Met Her Rapist Face to Face. #12DaysofRage

Comedian Margaret Cho Met Her Rapist Face to Face. #12DaysofRage

posted by Randall
Margaret Cho

Photo by Mary Taylor

There he was. The man who raped Margaret Cho just three years earlier showed up for a taping of her first TV show.

The rest of the audience had left, but Cho’s rapist remained.

“He was just there, falling down drunk and he looked me in the eye and he didn’t … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Margaret Cho Reveals Her Life as a Sex Worker

posted by Randall

Margaret ChoMargaret Cho once again opened up about her sexuality.

This time she did it in a series of revealing tweets on Twitter talking about her life as a sex worker and how those in the industry should be both protected and respected.

Read more

Community Issues

Sep 23, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Star Tribune: Child Exploitation Victim Sues for Damages

Star Tribune: Child Exploitation Victim Sues for Damages

posted by Randall

Panyia Vang

The story of Panyia Vang is a heart breaking one, but what makes it worse is that its not unusual.

The Star Tribune reports that between 2010 and 2014 there were 2,440 human trafficking convictions in the United States.

Vang’s story which begins in Laos at the age of 14 when a man lured the … Read more

Community Issues

ABS CBN: 15 Year Old Charged in Rape & Murder of 8-year-old Girl

posted by Randall

Adrian Gonzalez

ABS CBN reports that a boy being tried as an adult in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, California faces life in prison.

Police arrested Adrian Jerry Gonzalez shortly after the body of 8-year-old Maddy Middleton was found in a recycling bin in the apartment complex where the two both … Read more

Chinese American

Jul 23, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Daily News: Indictments Handed Down against Teens in NY Chinatown Rape

Daily News: Indictments Handed Down against Teens in NY Chinatown Rape

posted by Randall

NY Chinatown rape suspects

The Daily News reports that three teens who escaped a Brooklyn halfway house have been indicted in the rape of a Chinatown woman.

Sanat Asliev, 17, Emanuel Burrowes, 16, and Erik Pek, 16, are accused of groping a woman in a cafe, then forced her into an apartment stairwell where they beat, raped and robbed … Read more

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