Tuesday 23rd January 2018,

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Bad Ass Asians

Will Aziz Ansari Show Up at the SAG Awards?

posted by Randall
Aziz Ansari

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Views from the Edge

 

The biggest question for the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night is: Will Aziz Ansari attend?

Fresh off his Golden Globe award, Ansari has a good chance of winning a SAG award for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. Ansari plays an Indian … Read more

Asian Americans

Aziz Ansari Sexual Misconduct Allegation Troubles Asian Americans

posted by Dana Delacruz

Aziz Ansari won Best TV Actor (Musical or Comedy) at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards. From YouTube/NBC.

Indian American comedian Aziz Ansari was accused of sexual misconduct Saturday by a Brooklyn-based photographer days after his history-making Golden Globes win for his performance in Master of None.

The alleged victim relayed her … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Who were the Unfamiliar Asian American Faces at the Golden Globes?

posted by Brittney Le

Ai-jen Poo with Meryl Streep at Golden Globes 2018

Ai-jen Poo was a special guest of Meryl Streep at the Golden Globe awards show Sunday.
Photo via Twitter


 
Views from the Edge

 
It was hard to miss the unfamiliar women at the Golden Globes awards held Sunday. They were seated up front in seats usually reserved for Hollywood’s most well-known stars.
 … Read more

Asian Americans

Sharp Differences between Women and Men on Workplace Discrimination in STEM

posted by Louis Chan
STEM Recruitment Poster

A campaign poster featuring Sandra Tsing Loh, creator and host of “The Loh Down on Science,” encourages careers in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) in Galveston, Texas. The US Army Corp of Engineers launched the campaign in 2013

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Grace Ho Brosnon of Tacoma has worked in IT since

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Bad Ass Asians

Asian American Woman Leads Fight Against Sexual Harassment

posted by Louis Chan

Tina Tchen

White House Photo


 
Inspired by the #MeToo movement, 300 Hollywood notables have announced #TimesUp to fight sexual harassment in the workplace, reports ABC News.
 
A legal fund that has already generated nearly $14 million in donations was founded by attorneys Nina Shaw and Tina Tchen, former Chief of Staff for Michelle Obama.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Former Obama Adviser Talks about Sexual Harassment, the Early Obama Years and Chinese Camp

Former Obama Adviser Talks about Sexual Harassment, the Early Obama Years and Chinese Camp

posted by Randall
Tina Tchen

Official White House Photo

In a recent episode of the Model Majority Podcast (@modelmajorityp), its co-host Kevin Xu (@kevinsxu) interviewed Tina Tchen (@TinaTchen), former Assistant to President Obama, Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama, and Executive Director of White House Council on Women and Girls, about her story growing up in the Midwest, going summer … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Women Say #MeToo. Why Not a Star Studded Women Cast?

Women Say #MeToo. Why Not a Star Studded Women Cast?

posted by Randall

Ocean's 8 features Awkwafina

Awkwafina has her biggest role to date in Ocean’s 8


 
Ocean’s 8 has been in the works for a while, but the timing for its upcoming release couldn’t have been better for the diverse cast of 8 women.
 
Ocean’s 8 stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Awkwafina, Helena Bonham Carter,Sarah Paulson … Read more

Filipino American

Dec 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on AAPI Congressman Accused of Sexual Misconduct

AAPI Congressman Accused of Sexual Misconduct

posted by Randall

M Reese EversonViews from the Edge

The first and only Filipino American congressman, Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), denied the allegation of a former staffer that he had sexually harassed her.

Scott denied the allegation to the Virginia-Pilot. He said the 2013 incidents cited by his accuser never occurred. He said she was working with a Republican … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on George Takei Responds to Accusations of Sexual Assault

George Takei Responds to Accusations of Sexual Assault

posted by Randall

George Takei
 
Actor and social activist George Takei responded to accusations from a former model that the Star Trek co-star sexually assaulted him in 1981.

The accusations were made in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter.

Scott Brunton said he had just broken up with his boyfriend when Takei took him out for dinner and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Nov 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Olivia Munn Accuses Director of Sexual Misconduct

Olivia Munn Accuses Director of Sexual Misconduct

posted by Randall
Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn

Views from the Edge

Asian American actress Olivia Munn was among the women who have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood director and producer Brett Ratner, the man behind X-Men: The Last Stand, Rush Hour, and other Hollywood blockbusters.

Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, Munn … Read more

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