Ness Lee Isn’t Naked In Her Drawings

The artist’s bodies might not mean what you think.


Why People Still Laugh at Asian Accents: An Investigation

As a comic of Asian descent, I needed to know the answer.


How Online Racism Towards Gay Asian Men Affects IRL Dating

On a date, a guy actually told me 'he's a no rice, no spice kinda guy.' WTF.


There Are More Asian Roles in Teen Dramas But They Still Make Us Seem Weird

I’m not ready to celebrate until there are as many distinct, complicated, and different personalities for young East Asians as there are for white jocks.


The Not-Quite-American Feeling of Being a 1.5 Generation Immigrant

When you move to a new country as a kid, you never fully fit in with your home culture or your adopted culture.


Asian Rap's Biggest Fan Is a White Guy from Staten Island

The paucity of successful Asian-American rappers converts into a scarcity of fans. But to one man, a white man from Staten Island, Asian-American rap is the world. His devotion is rare and real enough to make an impact on the artists themselves.


What Dylann Roof’s Desire to Ally With 'Very Racist' Asians Actually Means​

The mass murderer's model-minority "respect" is entirely of a piece with hate crimes against black people—another hissing head on the hydra of racism.


What Every Republican Gets Wrong About Immigration

Amid all the right-wing hysteria over amnesty and border security, the GOP doesn't seem to have noticed that the threat they promise to eliminate isn't much of a threat anymore.