Category «East/Central Asia»

Traveling For The Trendy Girl: International Edition

Everyone should travel abroad. Understandably, it’s expensive and many simply can’t afford it, but college often opens doors that allow travel abroad. At my university for my major, (American university SIS) it’s even built into my schedule. I’ve been lucky enough to travel sometimes, even able to travel without parents (currently I’m in an Irish hotel …

It’s Time To Address The Fetishization Of Asian Women

The second most popular category on Pornhub is “Hentai” which is a title given to a subcategory of Japanese anime that consists of sexually explicit images, characters, and plots. Recently, there’s been an extreme spike in anime (more specifically, hentai) popularity which goes hand in hand with the modern fetishization of Asian women. A fetish …

What China’s Ban On Ivory Trade Really Means

Traditionally, the elephant is a symbolic animal in several cultures around the world. It’s often associated with strength, power, longevity, stamina, spirit, loyalty, wisdom, and eternity, which makes it hard to believe that people are willing to murder these innocent animals for their tusks. Unfortunately, the illegal market revolving around elephant tusk trade is very …

Colorism And Anti-Blackness In The Asian Community

People who are not white or of European origin are usually placed in the category of ‘People of Color,’ a term used to encompass all those who may have common or similar experiences of systemic racism. However, despite this, prejudice still exists between POC groups, and this is often directly linked to cultural bias and …

Womens Month 2017: Naomi Campbell, Alek Wek, Ajak Deng And Their Influence On Diversity In The Fashion Industry

From left to right, Ajak Deng, Naomi Campbell and Alek Wek. Naomi Campbell, an icon, has graced 66 Vogue covers worldwide, first appearing in the late 1980s. Her catwalk is world renowned and can be watched in awe for hours on end. But despite her tremendous success, and being widely recognized as the best and …

10 Places To Donate On International Women’s Day

Today is “A Day Without Women,” and a lot of participating females are not spending money or going to work today. Unfortunately, not all of us can ditch out of work, or have things that we need to buy today so here are some organizations that you can donate to in order to help women around …

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