At the height of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month (APIHM), Asian creatives were spotlighted at the forefront of Twitch, and for many of them, it was their first time celebrating it.
As the uber-popular platform rings in its 10th anniversary, we’re celebrating by learning more about your favorite streamers.
When DC Comics released its first-ever action-packed and emotional 96-page anthology commemorating its Asian superheroes in May, I didn’t expect to see our elders kicking racists across the chest.
Featured in “DC Festival of Heroes” are 11 stories touching on topics that many Asian Americans, longtime fans or comic book rookies can relate to. Whether it’s a coming-of-age story for young heroes, diving into identity issues, feeling a need to assimilate, or dealing with microaggressions and racism, all touch on the importance of representation.
Nerds, let us unite over the Monkey King because I never thought I’d see the day when DC Comics would accept perhaps the most legendary mythical figure in Chinese lore as canon in the DCU.
In February, Jessica Chen, a DC comics editor, posted a Lunar New Year greeting to the Facebook group, Subtle Asian Traits. It was there that I first heard of “DC Festival of Heroes” — the company’s first-ever Asian heroes anthology.
Friends Who Met on ‘Subtle Asian Mental Health’ Want to Make it Easier For You to Talk to Parents About Mental Health
A virtual team of Asian therapists, who met on Facebook, are offering tips on how to bridge the initial conversations with your Asian parents about mental health.
Founded by Christopher Vo, a marriage and family therapist based in Houston, the Asian Mental Health Collective (AMHC or the Collective) is the first mental health organization centering around the Asian community.
Xiao Zhen Xie, the 75-year-old elderly woman who fought back an attacker in San Francisco, has decided to donate all her GoFundMe money back to the Asian American community.
What happened: Last Wednesday, Xie was leaning by a light pole around Market Street when a man punched her in the face unprovoked.
A candlelit vigil was held outside of Youngs Asian Massage for the deceased in the Atlanta-area on Thursday night.
At the vigil: Xiaojie “Emily” Tan, 49, the owner of Youngs Asian Massage and her employee Daoyou Feng, 44, were honored outside the establishment, according to USA Today.
Six Asian women were confirmed dead among the eight killed and one wounded in a mass shooting in the Atlanta area on Tuesday night.
Who they were: Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) released a statement about the shooting on Wednesday, naming five of the victims from the first massage parlor, Youngs Asian Massage.
Trigger Warning: The content of this article may upset survivors of rape and sexual assault.
An infamous South Korean child rapist reignited national outrage upon his prison release last Saturday.
The incident: Surrounded by protestors, journalists, and officers, Cho Doo-soon, 68, was escorted out of a Seoul prison where hundreds called for his castration, death, and expulsion from Ansan, according to The Straits Times.
Vietnamese German rapper and vlogger Brittanya Karma passed away at 29 after fighting against COVID-19.
Health complications: The Vietnamese star endured severe symptoms from the virus and posted about it to her Instagram and Facebook.
Adventure World, a zoo in Wakayama, Japan, welcomed the birth of their 17th panda cub last Sunday before noon.
Growing family: The new male cub is born to the pandas Eimei and Rauhin, who also grew up in captivity, according to Soranews24.
K-pop stans are furious after ABC7 included the wrong boy group in its coverage of BTS for the American Music Awards (AMAs) on Sunday.
The still: In a short clip posted to TikTok, user @nicole_tiktoks pointed out the blunder and called it racist.
A Chinese villager received 500,000 yuan ($76,000) worth of land from his deceased neighbor that he had looked after for 30 years.
Selfless acts: Xu Huiming, 66, began caring for his elderly neighbor Su Meiyun in Shandong after her husband passed in 1988, according to AsiaOne.