being azn rox!…?

Does being Asian truly rock? A new YouTube web series is here to answer that question for you. In a brand new 13-episodal short and sweet narrative is a two to three-minute web series called Asian Rocks that is your newest obsession…er something new to binge-watch while you’re waiting on the subway (NYC), or the Metro (LA).

asienne caught up with the founder and producer of Asian Rocks, Wizeman Khensu in this candid interview.

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ms. 305, brittany lue-choy talks mental health

Joining the intersectional #BeKind21 conversation is Miami Heat‘s very own, Brittany Lue-Choy.

asienne was fortunate enough to speak with one of the main panelists that is the Miami Heat dancer. Lue-Choy talked about her own experiences as someone with a mixed ethnic background, her message to mixed race kids and what her message is when it comes to mental health awareness in (and out of) the intersections of her racial identities.

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will you join us to #bekind21?

West Hollywood, CA––On Tuesday, August 28, asienne had the privilege of attending Born This Way Foundation‘s #BeKind21 campaign launch at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers. Special guests in attendance include mental wellness advocates (especially for the #woc communities) and actress Monique Coleman (High School Musical) and one of the Miami Heat’s very own dancers, Brittany Lue-Choy. After the one hour discussion panel on kindness and mental … Continue reading will you join us to #bekind21?

asienne’s got the crazy rich scoop on your fave Aunties! and Mama Chu!

hello asiennes!

welcome to the crazy rich archive with scoops from your aunties Alix and Felicity 😲 aaaaaaand your ever-insightful mama Chu, herself!

these three talented beauties are asienne‘s ultimate WCW and inspirasians this month!

feel free to click the images below [or the links of their names in the photo captions] to read the full Q+A interviews ❤

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#asianaugust: part one–an editorial note

hello hello, asiennes! [cue 🎶Thunder🎶 by Imagine Dragons] we made it through #asianaugust! what a great time to be alive aaaaand be Asian! I never thought this day would come *sobs* 😩😭 if you’re someone like me who’s tried to hide her Asianness, raise your hand🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️🙋🏻‍♀️ I SO wish we had all of these 12, 13 years ago! but I am tremendously happy for the young … Continue reading #asianaugust: part one–an editorial note

crazy rich essays: a Chinese POV

dear asiennes,

we’re very fortunate enough to have writer Maggie Wang contribute her perspective in this month’s issue with her very personal essay (divided into two parts) regarding her Asian, American, Asian-American and third culture kid experiences.

her thoughts on Crazy Rich Asians allowed her to connect it with her own intersectionally-lived Asian experience(s) and it is as heartfelt and poignant as the movie, itself.

feel free to give it a read and comment on the respective pages with links below 🤓

& if you’d like to submit your own review / commentary / thoughts on Crazy Rich, click here! ❤

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i. crazy privileged asians: a Chinese perspective

Written By: Margaret Rena Wang

 

By now you’ve probably heard these following sayings: 1) how could we have let a quarter of a century (literally a whole generation) go by without a production featuring a majority Asian cast (true to proper representation) on screen?

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