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How CHAI Is Subverting the East Asian Feminine Ideal
How the Japanese rock band grapples with the acute desire to be cute
September 18, 2021 at 12:36 pm
The Exotification of Shohei Ohtani
Examining how the MLB superstar is viewed through an American gaze
September 12, 2021 at 7:38 pm
Penn Non–Cis and Penn Association for Gender Equity's New Trans–Inclusive Language Guide
These two activist organizations on campus have joined forces to promote trans–inclusive language on campus and beyond.
April 6, 2021 at 10:13 pm
Netflix's 'Drive to Survive' Refuses to Reckon with Racism
Racial justice is a glaring omission in a documentary of the 2020 Formula 1 season with unprecedented access.
March 29, 2021 at 8:51 pm
Mainstream Asian American Activism Will Not Save Our Elders
Hate crimes against Asian elders reveal the flaws in mainstream politics that center around Hollywood and representation.
March 16, 2021 at 10:11 pm
When K–Pop Meets Nazism
It isn't the first time Nazism has infiltrated K–Pop.
February 27, 2021 at 5:41 pm
Word on the street
My Friend, Will Shortz, and I
A friendship traced through a New York Times Crossword streak.
February 9, 2021 at 8:30 am
When A Feminist Anthem Falls Flat
MARINA's 'Man's World' exemplifies what can go wrong with setting out to write a feminist anthem.
February 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Anti–Asian Racism in the NBA and the Plague of Transactional Activism
How Jeremy Lin's career highlights our flawed discussions of anti–Asian racism in the NBA.
January 25, 2021 at 8:33 pm
The Politics of 'Papers, Please': Border Control and Biological Essentialism
Lucas Pope’s 2013 release is an empathy game with the typical messy moralities of video games.
October 21, 2020 at 7:04 pm
'17776' Demonstrates How Every Sports Story is a Love Story
Jon Bois' internet masterpiece, revisited as his sequel comes out in 2020.
October 11, 2020 at 8:21 pm
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