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Asian/American feminism is an ever-evolving practice that seeks to address the multi-dimensional ways Asian/American people confront systems of power at the intersections of race, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, migration history and citizenship and immigration status. We are indebted to ways Black feminist thought and Third World feminist movements enable us to think and act critically through our own positionalities to address systems of anti-Black racism, settler colonialism, and xenophobia.

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STORIES BY ASIAN AMERICAN FEMINISTS ABOUT THE VARIOUS FIRST TIMES OF THEIR LIVES

the first time i was formally introduced to my pussy i was seven years old / my thighs had not even begun kissing yet

Beatriz Kaye | Identity

My learned silence and passive acceptance were good for avoiding and preventing familial conflict

Yuri Lee | Identity

Delia never saw anything like it. The four girls around her table poured the toyo directly onto their rice, no sabaw or broth to dilute it.

Georgette Eva | Identity