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From the Los Angeles Times, “Asian Enough” is a podcast about being Asian American -- the joys, the complications and everything in between. In each episode, hosts Jen Yamato, Johana Bhuiyan, Tracy Brown and Suhauna Hussain of the Times invite special guests to share personal stories and unpack identity on their own terms. They explore the vast diaspora across cultures, backgrounds and generations, and try to expand the ways in which being Asian American is defined.
 
Self Evident is here we decide where we come from, where we belong, and where we're going — by telling Asian America's stories. As more Americans are asking, “How do I fit into this time of reckoning with race, power, culture, and identity?” our mission-driven podcast presents reported narratives and radically open conversations that help listeners of all backgrounds take on the tough questions about who we are. Self Evident is a Studiotobe production, made with the support of our listener c ...
 
Welcome to Feeling Asian! A podcast where two Asians talk about their feelings. After a lifetime of holding in their emotions (shoutout to Korean moms!), comedians Youngmi Mayer and Brian Park are ready to let them all out. Each week, Youngmi and Brian dive into topics that range from sex/dating to umm...not sex/dating stuff, and invite their interesting friends along the way. Who knew catharsis could look so Asian? New episodes out every Wednesday! Follow us on IG @itsbrianpark and @ymmayer ...
 
The official podcast of the Kollaboration Movement. Join hosts Marvin Yueh, Minji Chang, and sometimes a guest or two as they share stories from the front lines of the Kollaboration Movement. The crew meets weekly to chat about current events, issues, and pop culture from an Asian American (and sometimes Canadian) perspective.
 
AAWW Radio is the podcast of the Asian American Writers' Workshop, an NYC literary arts space at the intersection of migration, race, and social justice. Listen to AAWW Radio and you’ll hear selected audio from our current and past events, as well as occasional original episodes. We’ve hosted established writers like Claudia Rankine, Maxine Hong Kingston, Roxane Gay, Amitav Ghosh, Ocean Vuong, Solmaz Sharif, and Jenny Zhang. Our events are intimate and intellectual, quirky yet curated, and d ...
 
Award-winning Journalist, commentator, and humorist, Emil Guillermo gives his take on race, society, and politics from an Asian American perspective. A former NPR host, Emil's commentaries can be read at http://www.aaldef/org/blog His work has appeared on radio, TV, and print nationwide. His book "Amok:Essays from an Asian American perspective," won an American Book Award. Twitter: @emilamok
 
This is the podcast for the USA Bureau of Inquirer.net, the web home of the Manila-based Philippines Inquirer. There are close to 5-million Filipinos in America. They make nearly half of more than $24 billion in remittances to the Philippines. They live in America, care about the Philippines, and have stories to tell. Hear them here.
 
Join host Sara Porritt for inspired conversations with fearless Asian women about how ideas and passions can ignite transformative journeys. The Hear Us Roar podcast speaks candidly about the pressures and privileges of growing up Asian in the United States, and implores us to embrace, as well as transcend our cultural conditioning and context. We all have the power to choose how we want to define personal happiness and success. Let’s celebrates that paradigm shift as something larger than a ...
 
Formerly known as "The Gaysian Podcast", the Queer Asian Podcast Club is a podcast from the Queer Asian Social Club that aims to create a space in which we can explore the Queer Asian experience. Hosted by the QASC founder Maya Reddy, an American Born Confused Queer Desi, this podcast embarks on conversations with folx both within the Queer Asian community and outside of the community in an effort to empower our stories and experiences and understand the assumptions and attitudes placed upon ...
 
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David Yi is the foremost expert on male beauty standards. He joins us to discuss the politics behind the shifting perspectives of male beauty throughout history and encourages us to embrace "beauty beyond the binary." We also discuss how Western ideals of masculinity affect Asian-Americans. Go read his new book Pretty Boys, available at all booksto…
 
Welcome to Episode 34 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Sometimes our episodes cover history that isn’t well known, but this episode is on the Murder of Vincent Chin. It happened 39 years ago, and learning from this tragic event is even more important given the continued anti-Asian violence across the U.S. and the lack of universal willing…
 
Thirty-nine years after 27-year-old Vincent Chin was murdered on the eve of his wedding, his case has proven to be a durable symbol during this current time of anti-Asian racism and violence in America. For the first time, filmmakers Anthony Ma and Alle Hsu publicly reveal overlooked or ignored aspects of this case that they've uncovered during the…
 
Welcome to Episode 33 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Here’s another installment of the midweek Interview Series. In this episode of Asian Pacific Americans Making a Difference, our guest is Jeff Le, Vice President for Public Policy and External Affairs at Rhino. He was also the Deputy Director of external and international affairs and D…
 
On this very special episode of Feeling Asian, we invited multiple Asian mental healthcare professionals to discuss unique issues afflicting the AAPI community. We also asked them what it has been like being Asian in a field that is 88% White. Joining us in this discussion are Diana Liao LMHC, Sonalee Rashatwar LCSW MEd, Christina Harrison LCSW, Me…
 
Welcome to Episode 32 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Our main story is a history of the Legislation, mostly at the Federal level, that actually benefitted Asian Americans. Sometimes Asians and Asian Americans were the focus, but other times, our communities received positive benefits just out of happenstance. There were also moments in …
 
If the definition of "serendipity" is when preparation meets opportunity, then YeSeul Kim is living a seriously serendipitous life! She is a social entrepreneur who merges the science of analyzing big data, the art of qualitative research, and the application of a growth mindset to fuel her passion for solving complex social problems. She is also a…
 
We’re sharing this story from one of our favorite podcasts, See Something Say Something, by Ahmed Ali Akbar. Pakistani-American communities in the U.S. rely on dealers on WhatsApp to gain access to their most coveted treasure: Pakistani mangoes. And they pay a premium for it. In part one of this two-part investigation, reporter Ahmed Ali Akbar sear…
 
We return to our chaotic OG roots! This episode is just us two, for better or for worse??? In true Feeling Asian fashion it gets silly and heavy. Youngmi opens up about her ADHD, which often left her feeling too overwhelmed to do any work. Brian talks about feeling creatively inspired after seeing Bo Burnham’s Netflix special. We also discuss perso…
 
Welcome to Episode 31 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! It’s PRIDE Month here in the U.S… so Gen and Ted discuss the history of PRIDE Month and celebrate a few notable Asian American and Pacific Islander LGBTQ+ activists. There are so many influential API activists in the LGBTQ+ community… from Kyoshi Kuromiya to Kitty Tsui to Gil Mangaoan…
 
Sohla El-Waylly is a food person! If you use the internet then you, at some point, have been blessed by her food expertise. Sohla joins us to discuss silly things like the weather and “the simulation” to deeper matters like how food and food media have become a spotlight for systemic racism. We also dive into the secret to her unwavering authentici…
 
Long a distinguished professor in the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, Dr. Tang wrote an Op Ed in the LA Times recently where he pointed out that Asian Americans are rarely seen as being management or executive material. We not only explore what stereotypes are behind keeping most of them below the 'glass ceiling,' but also some concrete thin…
 
Jo, Elle, and Crystal, three Asian American Women, talk about how to avoid Vaginal Cysts, tips and techniques, their favorite underwear, and you know... Glucose Tests, dude. Gives a follow! IG- @soymatespodcast @bingeonthischannel Send us topics you want us to talk about! Don't forget! Subscribe, Rate & Review! www.bingeonthischannel.com…
 
Michelle Lee is the powerhouse Editor-in-Chief of Allure—an iconic magazine that in 2021, celebrated its 30th birthday. Since taking on her position, Michelle has eliminated the term anti-aging from the magazine’s vocabulary and has redefined beauty through the lens of diversity. In one single issue, Michelle broke the record for the number of Amer…
 
Welcome to Episode 30 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Happy Memorial Day! As we honor the military personnel who died in various wars and conflicts, Gen and Ted discuss the history of Asian Americans in the military from the beginning through WWII. We also take time to provide a definition for “gaslighting” in a new segment called Terms …
 
A Harvard Law School professor has published an article claiming that the hundreds of thousands of Asian women whom the Japanese Imperial Army forced into being sex slaves were actually paid prostitutes willingly who signed up to be dehumanized, tortured, and even killed. Boston attorney Linda Champion, who is Korean and Black, is one of the many w…
 
The phrase “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” is buzz-word-ier than ever, but what does it really take to empower workers and reduce racialized harm in the places where we spend so many of our waking hours? And when is it OK to simply stop trying? In this second episode of a three-part series, guest host Alex Sujong Laughlin (Senior Producer at Tra…
 
**We did a crossover episode with our good friends over at Asian, Not Asian Podcast! If you haven’t done so, please go listen to part one at Asian, Not Asian Podcast wherever you stream this podcast.** Brian confronts Fumi about the fall out of their friendship. It gets heated and tense but ultimately leads to a larger discussion on feelings, accou…
 
Welcome to Episode 29 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! It's Mental Health Awareness Month! There are a number of reasons that Asian Americans face difficulties with mental health. So Gen & Ted dive into the history and reasons that Asian Americans don’t always reach out for mental health help. If you are looking to support organizations f…
 
Yowei Shaw is the co-host of the NPR podcast Invisibilia. Yowei was recently announced as one of the new hosts of the popular show, and describes how that came to be and what the transition has been like so far. We also have a deep dive discussion into one of Yowei’s stories which examines dating preferences and the various ways they manifest. It g…
 
The impact of storytelling is often portrayed as a story changing the life of the person consuming it — and changing the world by reaching as many people as possible. But what about the person who offers their story to be consumed? How else can we define the value of our life’s stories, and the importance of how they’re shared? In this second episo…
 
Welcome to Episode 28! Korean Americans are more than K-pop, Korean BBQ, and K-dramas. The Korean diaspora has been gaining notice because of many of the things happening both in South Korea and here in the U.S. But when did Koreans begin coming to the U.S.? What caused them to immigrate? In this episode, Gen and Ted talk over the different waves o…
 
Hosting S1 of "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" was already a ceiling-shattering event for Lilly Singh. But her second season is a major paradigm-shift for late night television. And while Sabeeh Jameel looked like he was heading for a job in a big consulting firm or a UN gig, he landed in Singh's writers' room to help enable this transformation.…
 
Welcome to Episode 27! Okay… these aren’t really mini minisodes, so we’ll just call it the Interview Series. This episode we have Dr. Trang Lai, the Director of Child Development Services at Fullerton School District. She’s an amazing educator, mom, and spouse… and she also came here as a refugee in 1975. We’re so excited to share her refugee story…
 
We often take for granted that “seeing people who look like us” — especially in mass media — means progress towards racial justice. But what forms of representation do we see making an impact? And who is that impact for? In this first episode of a three-part series, Senior Producer Julia Shu invites Eliza Romero (co-host of Unverified Accounts and …
 
We have a special interview with author Matthew Salesses, conducted by writer and anthropologist May Ngo back in February. Together, they dissect Matthew’s book Craft in the Real World, and have deep conversations about making writing workshops more equally accessible and how to think about one’s audience. They question the concept of agency, and h…
 
Suchin Pak is a trailblazer for Asian-American representation who is popularly known for her work on MTV News. She is also the co-host of the Add to Cart Podcast. Suchin joins us to discuss her recent comments detailing a racist, misogynistic incident during her tenure at MTV and what compelled her to go public with it. Also, in the vein of her hil…
 
Welcome to Episode 26 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Gen & Ted dive into the history of refugees in the U.S. This, of course, leads to discussions of Southeast Asians, who were among some of the largest groups of refugees to come here. We talk about all of this and more. We also take time to reflect on Apple Podcasts highlighting our po…
 
AAWW and indie bookstore Books Are Magic partned together to celebrate musician Michelle Zauner’s debut memoir, Crying In H Mart. Best known for her work as the musician Japanese Breakfast, Zauner’s memoir is an astonishing debut: a rich, intimate, and lyrical story about finding yourself, and the enduring power of food and family. Zauner is joined…
 
Eric Kim is a food writer for The New York Times and author of the forthcoming cookbook Korean American. Eric recounts his coming out story and describes what he learned about his parents in the process. He details what it was like developing a cookbook during the pandemic and how in the wake of all his success it feels very surreal and almost fake…
 
Welcome to Episode 25 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Gen & Ted are about to transport you to Hawai’i… or at least the history of the islands! As we begin to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month, we start with the best known Pacific Islander group… the Hawaiians. It’s not all pineapples and hula… so what was Hawai’i like way before it …
 
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