The Other Asian Mothers
Nearly every Asian mother character in American movies is a cruel, ambitious 'tiger mom.' Inspired by the photography of Yuan Yao, Kristen Yoonsoo Kim reflects on all the Asian mothers that fall outside that category—including her own.
'Girls of the Sun' Is an Homage to Kurdish Women Fighters
Eva Husson's new film attempts to depict the harrowing mission of real-life Kurdish women held captive by ISIS, escaped, and fought to free their loved ones.
Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema
The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.