#ACTTOCHANGE API ANTI-BULLYING CAMPAIGN

Posted by Robin Suralta Bullying is a major issue in the API community, studies have shown that Asian American, Sikh, and Muslim students have experience bullying than other races. With this the White House has launched the campaign #ActToChange which hopes to raise awareness and to empower students and teachers to report, stop, and prevent[…]

CALIFORNIA BECOMES FIRST STATE TO REQUIRE SEXUAL CONSENT CLASS

Posted by Sharon Yuen On October 1st, 2015, California became the first state to have mandatory sexual consent lessons in high schools. California has also headed another ‘first’ when it required colleges and universities to adopt the affirmative consent policy during campus sexual assault investigations. As Republican Rocky Chavez has stated, “California must continue to[…]

CHINA CONSIDERS FIRST LAW PROTECTING DV SURVIVORS

CHINA CONSIDERS FIRST LAW PROTECTING DV SURVIVORS

  Posted by Allison Fong Domestic violence is a major issue throughout China. Legislation for the protection of domestic violence victims has recently been proposed in the mainland. China’s criminal laws lack provisions regarding the protection of domestic violence victims thus this proposed legislation is making headlines. However, the law would only apply to a[…]

TYRELL D. SHAW AND RACIAL FETISHIZATION

Posted by Becky Liang On June 22, 2015, Tyrell D. Shaw, a twenty-five year old artist and bow tie designer, was found dead, hanging from a rope tied to the bottom of an elevator shaft. In the previous six days, he went on an attack spree targeting Asian women in Manhattan, New York. He smashed[…]

BOBBY JINDAL: ASIAN AMERICAN-NESS AND RACIAL IDENTITY

From http://aapivoices.com/jindal-vs-asianam/ Posted by Jordan DeAngelo On July 15th 2015, Lousiana governor Bobby Jindal announced his presidential campaign, becoming yet another member of the crowded Republican field.  Interestingly enough, Jindal is the only Asian American presidential candidate between both parties.  Despite being the fastest growing demographic in the United States along with comprising 6% of[…]