Belinda Cai

entertainment

Meet the Asian George Washington and Actors Defying Asian Stereotypes

“One of the writers in our cast told me [she wrote a role for me]. The character was a waiter who spoke in a Chinese accent. We are no longer friends.”
Belinda Cai
3.19.18
LGBTQ

What Happens When the Person You're Dating Comes Out as Non-Binary?

"It gave us more freedom to be and do who and what we wanted."
Belinda Cai
8.8.17
Stuff

Has Post-9/11 Scrutiny Made It Harder to Be a Muslim Immigrant?

"When a Muslim student falls out of status, Immigration and Customs Enforcement are much more likely to pick him or her up."
Belinda Cai
10.17.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Be Roommates with Your Ex

You might save money on rent, but living with your ex comes at a hefty cost.
Belinda Cai
7.11.16
tech

The Facebook Group Giving Dudes Permission to Share Their Feelings

Dudes Helping Dudes is a closed group where men can begin to articulate their emotions, one Facebook post at a time.
Belinda Cai
5.17.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Date Someone Who's Sober When You're Still Drinking

"I would smell the alcohol on her breath, and it would really stress me out because of my prior drinking problem."
Belinda Cai
4.29.16
Travel

Until Citizenship Do We Part: How People Pull off Green Card Marriages

The hardest part is making your marriage look real—setting up joint bank accounts, taking fake couples photos, and convincing an immigration officer you're actually in love.
Belinda Cai
1.21.16
Stuff

Creationists Are Building a Real-Life Noah's Ark

A fundamentalist Christian organization announced the opening of a theme park that features a 510-foot-long, biblically-accurate replica of Noah's Ark. We spoke to the man building the religious version of Disney World.
Belinda Cai
11.14.15