Air Force Col. Bruce Hollywood was given up for adoption by his biological Japanese mother soon after his father, an American soldier once stationed in Japan, was reassigned back to the United States.
Adopted in 1960 by an American couple who were stationed at a U.S. military base in Japan, Hollywood was provided a good life in America, according to the Washington Post.
A half-Chinese woman from Los Angeles who spent $4,000 for eyelid surgery is now planning to have some of her ribs removed so she could look like Barbie.
Ophelia Vanity, 30, has spent a whopping $35,000 in her quest to achieve a “more Caucasian” look, undergoing nose jobs and Botox injections.
By helping in a crowdfunding campaign, people can now be part of a novel project that seeks to create a better understanding of half-Japanese identities, or hafu, all over the world.
Belgian-Japanese photographer Tetsuro Miyazaki has been travelling the globe to interview half-Japanese people for his project, “Hafu2Hafu.”
A video of a K-Pop idol talking about racial discrimination as a child resurfaced on the internet, causing a buzz in the Korean community.
For the uninitiated, Vernon, born Han-sol Vernon Choi, is one of the 13 boys of the popular K-Pop group SEVENTEEN.
A brutal homophobic attack left one Chinese-British gay man unable to walk after his leg was shattered in four different places.
Chris Ver-Haest said his life has been altered since he was violently attacked by 29-year-old Kamil Wladyslaw Snios in London back in July. Ver-Haest, 29, told Buzzfeed that he was forced to cancel plans to move to Spain due to his injury and so he could testify against his attacker in court. Months later, he is still unable to walk and is currently undergoing physiotherapy.
If you happen to be a product of more than one ancestry, specifically White European and Asian, it’s likely that you’ve come across the word “hapa” at least once.
The word has become a loaded term to date. Deconstructing it would take us more than a thousand years into the past, but the effort is well worth it to finally shed light on how it came to existence.
Ann Curry is Probably Drinking a Tea Made of Matt Lauer’s Tears Right Now and Twitter is Here for It
What a hell of a morning to wake up to — Disney announced that they chose their Mulan (hint: it’s good news) and then NBC announced they’d fired Matt Lauer over allegations of sexual misconduct.
“It puts the lotion on its skin or I lock the office door again” – Creepy Matt Lauer
A Belgian-Japanese photographer has set foot in Tokyo to capture the faces of fellow half-Japanese people for a novel project that aims to paint a picture of their hafu identity.
Potter, who many fans will recognize from Disney’s “Big Hero 6” as the voice of Hiro Hamada, will star along cast mates Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, and Teagan Croft in the highly anticipated live-action superhero series.
“I was inspired to make this piece after getting into the streetwear community and learning about designers like Rick Owens and Rei Kawakubo, who integrate traditional clothing into avant-garde streetwear,” Caulfield told Nextshark. She also mentioned that she didn’t name the piece, made out of men’s dress shirts and boxer shorts, but that netizens have lovingly termed the garment the “kilt-mono”.