Arts & Culture
Some of our favorite things from the Asian American community that we discovered this year!
December 26, 2019
“We have some good news and some bad news."
December 12, 2019
SEPTEMBER NON-FICTION: AN EXCERPT FROM "SLANTED: HOW AN ASIAN AMERICAN TROUBLEMAKER TOOK ON THE SUPREME COURT" BY SIMON TAM
"One thing I never expected to pick up from touring was my social justice activism—and I really dove into that world, of all places, at an anime convention." Here's an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Simon Tam's stereotype-flipping memoir on taking a fight all the way to the Supreme Court.
September 5, 2019
August 19, 2019
Even in the whirlwind you made sure to shelter us. You gave rise to a people that withstood.
July 23, 2019
Recently, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, in partnership with AARP, along with help from partnering organization Kundiman, unveiled a digital exhibition entitled "A Day in the Queer Life of Asian Pacific America." The digital exhibition is comprised of five different components — two of which have already been partially released.
June 21, 2019
On May 29, Netflix released its latest original, Always Be My Maybe, which stars comedic forces Ali Wong and Randall Park. The romantic comedy features Wong as a celebrity chef and Park as her childhood sweetheart, whom she reunites with after many years. Hyphen was thrilled to get a chance to speak with the stars about their writing process and about being Asian American in the entertainment industry.
June 10, 2019
Next month marks five years since the inception of Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality (AACRE), which is a network comprised of 11 organizations fighting for justice through an intersectional lens. AACRE works with Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander refugees, immigrants, LGBTQ, incarcerated folks, artists, faith leaders, survivors and more! AACRE’s work has allowed them to reimagine a vision of liberation that is inclusive and intersectional. The five-year anniversary celebration is a momentous occasion, and AACRE will be celebrating their work with a Party for Justice on June 7 at 9:00 pm in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square. Buy tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/party-for-justice-aacre-5th-year-anniversar...
May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019
May 30, 2019
Ruby Ibarra Headlines AACRE Party for Justice in San Francisco — June 7, Westin St. Francis Union Square
May 30, 2019
Rachel Ronquillo Gray
May 14, 2019
In this intimate and moving graphic memoir "DEAR SCARLET: The Story of my Postpartum Depression," Teresa Wong writes and illustrates the story of her struggle with postpartum depression in the form of a letter to her daughter Scarlet.
May 5, 2019
Sally Douglas Arce
April 24, 2019
Being Pakistani meant I had to follow the patriarchy my family brought over to our one bedroom apartment.
April 9, 2019