Asian American Feminist Collective

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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

I remember how fish sauce is, to the olfactory habitus of American society, well, fishy, which is to say suspect and repugnant.

Daniel Chen | Love & Sex

For laypeople, “feminism” and “bra-burning” went hand-in-hand, which meant the idea was still too extreme for mainstream.

Courtney Cheng | Love & Sex

The first time I ever watched Wong Kar-wai’s Happy Together was with my now ex-lover.

Mimi Zhu | Love & Sex