Landing in the United States was like opening a gift
by Nicole Pasia
In 1998, Arnold Pasia immigrated from the Philipines to Seattle at the age of 33. He discusses his experience in this interview.
Jun 24, 2019
Trump’s Birthright Citizenship threat brings up lies from history
by Devin Israel Cabanilla
President Donald Trump's threat to end Birthright Citizenship wouldn't be the first time that the U.S. has betrayed its promises to immigrants.
Nov 5, 2018
Annual API Chaya vigil recognizes ongoing epidemic of violence
by Ester Ouli Kim
The event honored the three Filipina women killed in a domestic violence dispute 23 years ago, and continues a local movement against systemic violence.
Mar 6, 2018
SEAxSEA: The Southeast Asia x Seattle Film Festival
by Globalist Staff
4:30pm-7:30pm, January 24-26, 2018 Thomson Hall 101 The SEAxSEA Film Festival is part of the Southeast Asia Center’s mission to actively organize Southeast Asia-related programs, and features films that explore Southeast Asia in its diversity, emphasizing underrepresented communities and youth-produced visions of the past, present, and future. On this, our inaugural year, we are proud […]
Jan 8, 2018
Philippine Ex-President Marcos’ “hero’s burial” serves a modern agenda
by Roger Rigor
What's behind the effort to bury the demons of Ferdinand Marcos' past?
Dec 18, 2016
October brings hidden history of Filipino Americans to the forefront
by Brynn Tweeddale
October is Filipino American History month, the celebration of an "invisible" minority and their accomplishments in the United States of America.
Oct 20, 2016
Philippine President Duterte announces “separation” from U.S.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made the announcement in Beijing, while announcing that his country would realign with China.
5 Tagalog words I wish we had in English
by Katrina Pestaño
A language of resistance, diaspora and deep longing, Tagalog pinpoints the sentiments of this heavy-hearted activist.
Oct 19, 2016
NBC’s “Mail Order Family” fail proves who really has a seat at the table in Hollywood
by John Eklof
"Mail Order Family" — a cartoon sitcom featuring a Filipina mail order bride — was quickly shelved this week after online backlash.
Oct 4, 2016
Duterte defends Philippines’ human rights record following Obama speech
The U.S. and the United Nations have expressed concern over Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug campaign.
Sep 8, 2016
Explosion kills 10, injures dozens in Philippine president’s home city
An explosion at a market in the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte killed at least 10 people on Friday and wounded dozens more.
Sep 2, 2016
Maverick mayor Duterte looks to clinch presidency of Philippines
Rodrigo Duterte outpolled rivals with incendiary rhetoric, criticism of political establishment and advocacy of extrajudicial killings to stamp out crime.
May 9, 2016
A final drag show at Inay’s
by Jovelle Tamayo
As Beacon Hill restaurant Inay's closed last Friday, drag performer Atasha Manila said goodbye to the place that gave her a start.
Feb 1, 2016
U.S. Marine found guilty in death of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude
Joseph Scott Pemberton had been charged with the murder of Jennifer Laude, but was convicted of the lesser offense of homicide.
Dec 2, 2015
Seattle drag queen Aleksa Manila takes life by the heels
by Jeanie Lindsay
Filipina drag queen Aleksa Manila talks about taking inspiration from her mother and becoming a powerful voice in Seattle's LGBTQ community.
May 1, 2015
3-day Philippines march unites across provinces to defend ancestral land
by Jill Mangaliman
People’s voices carry through the streets in the Soccsksargen region of Southern Mindanao, Philippines during a three-day march Seattle activists joined earlier this month.
Dec 22, 2014
Justice for Jennifer Laude and all trans hate victims
by Christina Twu
Activists gathered Sunday in a vigil for a trans woman in the Philippines who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. marine stationed there.
Nov 3, 2014
Why block the boat? Resistance from Ferguson to Palestine to the Philippines
by Jill Mangaliman
Northwest activists are attempting to block an Israeli shipping company from unloading at Puget Sound ports in order to put a dent in the dollars funding Israel's military actions in Gaza.
Aug 25, 2014
Tacoma center gives seafarers from distant lands a Northwest welcome
by Sarah Stuteville
Hundreds of international seafarers pass through our ports every month. Cooks and mechanics, engineers and officers — they're a quiet population of temporary visitors just looking for a little comfort and fun.
May 23, 2014