My marriage to a Chinese man has also educated me about the world of racism, prejudice, and all of those unfortunate stereotypes about Asians.
This past Wednesday, the China Daily just published my op-ed titled Why the Negative Bias Against Chinese Students in America Needs to Stop. Here’s an excerpt: When Chinese students in the US returned to universities in 2017, they began a new semester under a cloud. The Los Angeles Times reported that, in the wake of Trump’s […]
If you happen to be in the less than 4%, you are almost certain to get a question or comment about your interracial relationship.
The group blog WWAM Bam (Western Women & Asian Men – Breaking All Molds) just published my post titled 5 Reasons You Must See Hayden Szeto in “The Edge of Seventeen”. Here’s an excerpt: Whenever I think of Hollywood teen movies, I cringe. It’s bad enough that white actors get all the best roles, with almost […]
This past Chinese New Year, we noticed a glaring absence from the family gatherings – one of Jun’s relatives, a fellow close to his own age. At first I figured it was just bad timing. Maybe we missed him because I had woken up a bit late? Or maybe he was dining with other relatives? […]
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To honor Valentine’s Day, here’s a photo essay highlighting some everyday moments where my Chinese husband shows his love for me.
“A Geek in China” is the perfect book for anyone who wants to be culturally savvy about China, fast. Think of it as a fun, smart 150-page China 101 course.
How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day – this ever-important holiday for lovers – when your boyfriend or girlfriend is in China?
It’s the year of the golden rooster. Happy Chinese New Year! While I’m taking a little time off to recharge a little during the holidays, I thought I’d share some photos from our Chinese New Year celebration in rural Hangzhou, China. The biggest dinner of the year — Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner! As always, […]