Shutting Down Stereotypes: #NotYourAsianSidekick

Today, right now, there is an outstanding discussion about Asian identities, stereotypes, and experiences that are erased & silenced by the White gaze. The hashtag was started by the brilliant Suey Park. Tune in, learn from all the lived experiences being shared today. If you don’t understand the need for conversations centering the perspectives of Asian folks of varying backgrounds, this is a great time to shut up and gain that understanding.

Here are just a few highlights from this great conversation:

[tweet https://twitter.com/maureen_ahmed/status/412263197031137280

[tweet https://twitter.com/Shakteh/status/412281296409591808] [tweet https://twitter.com/Stephanie_Camba/status/412281030079291392] [tweet https://twitter.com/txc84/status/412265026238427136] [tweet https://twitter.com/doloresonthedot/status/412251655006990336] [tweet https://twitter.com/doloresonthedot/status/412255259906437120] [tweet https://twitter.com/suey_park/status/412255282694086656] [tweet https://twitter.com/BlasianBytch/status/412288942478598144] [tweet https://twitter.com/slice_of_pi/status/412296453298458624] [tweet https://twitter.com/BlasianBytch/status/412308234372796417] [tweet https://twitter.com/SueyinJail/status/412286521224343552]

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Posted on December 15, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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