Activism

No meek Asians here. Whether in grassroots organizations, nonprofit groups, or government positions, Asian American women are making our voices heard.

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Abortion Advocacy as an Asian American: Interview with Aimee Arrambide

Abortion Advocacy as an Asian American: Interview with Aimee Arrambide

Although Roe v. Wade protects a woman’s right to get an abortion, in many states, abortion is already inaccessible. In 2013, Texas’ HB 13 required abortion facilities to meet hospital-like standards, effectively closing half of all the facilities — and although it was...

We Cannot Trust White Society With Asian Justice

We Cannot Trust White Society With Asian Justice

After the Atlanta spa shooting, I, alongside the feminist collective Asians4Abolition, gathered to mark the horrible hate crime with three vigils: a digital one the day of, and two more the following Saturday. We lit candles and incense. At one vigil, Asian American...

Naomi Osaka, New Face of The Asian Diaspora, Expands Our Thinking

Naomi Osaka, New Face of The Asian Diaspora, Expands Our Thinking

Naomi Osaka is the moment. From an eponymous Netflix documentary series and a sold-out Barbie doll to penning an op-ed in TIME Magazine about the importance of mental health and co-chairing this year’s upcoming Met Gala, Osaka redefines what the modern athlete can...

July Resource Roundup: Five Black Sustainability YouTubers to Follow

July Resource Roundup: Five Black Sustainability YouTubers to Follow

In recent years, climate activism and sustainable living have been steadily becoming more mainstream. After all, we’re only beginning to see the increasingly catastrophic effects of climate change, and the global pandemic revealed just how dependent we are on...

Growing into my Transracial Adoptee Identity

Growing into my Transracial Adoptee Identity

Lost in a sea of wavy blonde locks and blue irises, my straight black hair and brown eyes set me apart from classmates, teachers and family alike. For as long as I can remember, I knew that I was different. Given that I am a transracial Chinese adoptee raised by a...

Parents Are Human: A Game to Break Down Barriers

Parents Are Human: A Game to Break Down Barriers

Check out the Mochi exclusive interview with Joseph Lam, on our YouTube channel. Deep down, Joseph Lam knew that his family’s dynamics were different from other American families’. Growing up, he would come home after school, barely say a word to his parents, and...