Cindy Wang

Sinophobia: Why we Must Understand the Root Causes of the Current Wave of Anti-Asian Violence

Note: Sinophobia is commonly defined as a fear or hatred of China, Chinese culture, and people of Chinese heritage, including its diaspora. The Asian American, or in my case, the Asian Canadian experience, has always been made out to seem “not so bad,” and something we should take for granted as people of color (POC). …

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Runway

Celebrating Asian Representation and Influence in the Fashion Industry

It isn’t a secret that the fashion industry has long struggled to reflect diversity in its workforce across all levels. Though high-end fashion brands and runway shows champion inclusivity and diversity, the industry as a whole is notoriously bad at encouraging true representation, and Asian models and designers often become lost in the conversation. In …

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Jail

Asia’s ‘War on Drugs’ is disproportionately putting women behind bars

East and Southeast Asian countries, including the cities of Hong Kong and Macau, hold the world’s highest proportions of female prisoners. In this region, 6% of all prisoners are women, surpassing the global average of 4.4%. The top spot goes to Hong Kong, where women make up 20.1% of the prison population. How is it …

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