When Louise Hung felt overwhelmed by anxiety in grad school, she felt guilty for seeking help, under pressure from a community that finds shame in mental illness.
When YouTuber Logan Paul bumbled into Aokigahara to make a ‘cool video,’ he rode roughshod over the complex politics of mental health and suicide in a nation with the sixth-highest suicide rate in the world.
For Asian American representation in Hollywood, ‘almost’ is not enough. What’s it going to take for studios to get the picture?
Growing up, Louise Hung felt like she could never be an entertainer…’because I’m Asian.’ Going to see an all-Asian American varity show was an intensely validating experience.
What do we talk about when we talk about ‘model minorities’?
What happens when you see the ghost of a family member you thought was still alive?
Donald Trump’s cozy visit with Duterte should concern everyone worried about the future of human rights.
Trump’s rise to power has united some Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, and highlighted the need for immigrant solidarity.
Star Trek: Discovery could have done something amazing with race politics. Instead, it’s more of the same.
After finding a sweet deal on a new apartment, Louise Hung clashes with her mother over whether the feng shui is too bad to live there.