Anne Phabmixay

Yellow Power

Changing perceptions about Asian American sexuality, one dildo at a time

Yellow’s not always mellow. A shared interest in media portrayals of Asian American male sexuality led nonprofit consultant Cynthia Brothers and her business partner (who goes by the name “Bang!”) to the Yellow Peril — a fully functional dildo as well as a potent political statement to reclaim Asian American sexual perceptions.

Keep Calm and Carry On

Two families discover that when it comes to running businesses, it’s all in the bag.

Where there’s family, there’s baggage. But sometimes the inverse is true: Where there’s baggage, there’s family. That’s what two New York-based bag entrepreneurs, Lo & Sons and Baggu, found as they took their ideas from family dinner conversation to real products.