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The Academic Feminist: Summer at the archives with the Visibility Project

Welcome back, Academic Feminists! The second in our Summer at the Archives series features Mia Nakano, lead artist at the Visibility Project, a national portrait and video project dedicated to documenting the voices of Queer Asian American women, trans, and gender non-conforming people. Mia discusses her motivation for the project, and talks about both the inspiration and challenges that have cropped up along the way, as well as some of the current and forthcoming events the project is involved with.

1.     Tell us a little about the Visibility Project. How did you come up with the concept? Are there any other archival projects that inspired you?

Way back in the day, aka in 2003, I was the founding photo-editor at ...

Welcome back, Academic Feminists! The second in our Summer at the Archives series features Mia Nakano, lead artist at the Visibility Project, a national portrait and video project dedicated to documenting the voices of Queer ...

It’ll take more than Bobby Jindal to fix this

Despite Republicans’ long standing campaign of boning up relationships in the Asian community–it turns out, Asians as a voting bloc lean to the left. This is significant for many reasons and brings up a lot of questions, like why? Well, the reasons are probably varied and nuanced, but what we can say is this–it is statistically significant and the right can’t ignore it (or use us as pawns in their PR campaigns about faux-versity).

Jamelle Bouie points out at the American Prospect–Asians are left out of the conversation on immigration, yet immigrate at a higher rate than Latinos. And he made a chart showing the shift in support towards Obama.

It’s hard to figure out exactly what the reasons are ...

Despite Republicans’ long standing campaign of boning up relationships in the Asian community–it turns out, Asians as a voting bloc lean to the left. This is significant for many reasons and brings up a lot of questions, ...