Red Lips Evening Makeup Tutorial: for those who refuse to be silenced

I created a typical video makeup tutorial that would be found on Youtube, but instead of each voice-over and talk-through step being a guide to how to wear makeup, it was instead a spoken word poem about my personal experiences within Asian America – through learning about our history, understanding how we are racialized subjects, effects of being in the diaspora, and dealing with various forms of racism and ethnosexualization.

RE: Angry White Girl Fetishizing Asian Men and Stereotyping Asian Women – That’s Racist.

A few weekends ago while doing my daily browsing through Tumblr, I stumbled across this particularly inflammatory, offensive, and all around racist, anti-Asian post written by a 20-year old white woman under the guise of a personal rant questioning why Asian men only date Asian women.