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Tweet Queering sex-ed: what you need to know about sex between cis women. It’s time to abolish the Asian American model minority myth. Swooning over Sonia Sotomayor. “For too long, we, black gurls, have moved though the world with the imposed burden of being unlovable and undesirable.” Tweet
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Can an Asian woman be taken seriously in rap?

TweetAnswer: This is a stupid question. New York magazine’s profile of Nora Lum, aka Awkwafina, details the Korean-Chinese-American rapper’s rise from her hilarious “My Vag” track last year to the harder “NYC Bitche$,” which was released in March. The article’s headline asks: “Can an Asian Woman Be Taken Seriously in Rap?” The piece dabbles in [...]
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I can’t stop thinking about other people who can’t stop looking at Korean women

TweetLast week, Jezebel ran this story: “I Can’t Stop Looking at These South Korean Women Who’ve Had Plastic Surgery.” The subtitle: “UNNERVING PUSH TOWARDS UNIFORMITY.” (Emphasis original.) The piece discusses the penchant, among South Korean women, to elect for cosmetic surgery. One out of five women in Seoul, in fact. The writer looks at these pictures and [...]
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