North Koreans invade Spokane, xenophobia invades box office
by Sarah Stuteville
A sunny morning in Spokane — shaggy green lawns, puffy clouds and compact SUVs parked outside of 100-year-old houses. Then a boom, a rattling snow globe featuring the Space Needle and the blue sky fills with white parachutes. The North Koreans have just invaded Washington state. To children of the ’80s this might sound vaguely […]
Nov 23, 2012
From workroom to runway, Wing Luke honors Asian influences on fashion
by Judy Vue
Remember a couple years ago when GQ named Seattle one of the worst-dressed cities in the United States? Well clearly, they weren’t looking in the right places. The Wing Luke Museum, in the International District, highlights the stories of local Asian Pacific American communities through imaginative exhibits and tours. It’s an unlikely place to find […]
Jan 14, 2013
4 picks from The Seattle Asian American Film Festival
by LeiLani Nishime
I’m pretty used to complaining. And as a professor of Asian American media, believe me, I’ve got lots to complain about. From the underrepresentation of Asian Americans on film and television to the appalling stereotypes that often typify the rare times we do appear (see Two Broke Girls) to the persistence of yellowface as an […]
Jan 22, 2013
War Baby / Love Child: Q&A with curator Laura Kina
by Paulina Phelps
War Baby/ Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art opens at 7pm tonight at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience.
Aug 8, 2013
Kollaboration showcases local Asian American talent
by Christian Zerbel
The talent pool of Asian American performers in the Northwest is deep. But the organizers of Kollaboration Seattle say making it to the national stage means overcoming some stereotypes.
Sep 24, 2013
New novel fuses immigrant experience and transgender identity
by Christina Twu
Canadian transplant Kim Fu’s “For Today I am a Boy” is hot off the press with a fresh perspective on Asian American transgender identity.
Jan 9, 2014
This V-Day don’t just be valentines, be “Natural Helpers”
by Jill Mangaliman
Feb. 14th is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. What should men be doing?
Feb 13, 2014
LeiLani Nishime explores the Asian American experience in her new book
by Diane Han
Author Leilani Nishime explains what motivated her to write about multiracial Asian-Americans in her new book, "Undercover Asian."
Mar 25, 2014
New sitcom “Fresh Off The Boat” brings Asian Americans back into TV spotlight
by Alice Day
Fresh Off The Boat, recently picked up by ABC for its 2014-15 primetime lineup, is the first Asian American-focused sitcom in 20 years.
May 20, 2014
Seattle Asian Americans respond to “Fresh Off the Boat” before Wednesday premiere
by Christina Twu
The Globalist convened a panel of Seattleites to preview ABC's new Asian-American sitcom "Fresh of the Boat."
Feb 1, 2015
Asian American Christians face tough choice between mom and God
by Monica Chon
When young Asian Americans Christians choose ministry over more lucrative career paths, even religious parents don't always approve.
Mar 30, 2015
The best and worst of Aziz Ansari’s “Master of None”
by Christina Twu
Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" finds a distinct voice in the growing world of streaming comedy in a more diverse America.
Nov 11, 2015
Asian American advocates say 2016 legislature offered political mixed bag
by John Stang
Legislation addressing racial equity in schools, police body cameras and the Washington Voting Rights Act were among the bills the groups watched.
Apr 11, 2016
“Go back to China” – NY Times editor opens lid on anti-Asian American hate speech
by Amy Wong
Micro- (and macro-) aggressions toward Asian Americans are still shockingly prevalent in 2016.
Oct 22, 2016