For years, bisexual comedian Margaret Cho has promoted sex positivity and LGBTQ visibility in media, unabashedly discussing sex in interviews and starring in numerous queer film projects. Each episode in the beautifully shot series will show the mistress navigating her personal life while pushing her new client to fully integrate his kinky side into his dating life. Cho grew up in the San Francisco queer kink and leather scenes.
Director Chye-Ling Huang spoke to Amy Weng about the challenges involved in creating the documentary, and what she hopes the film will help us to understand. Chye-Ling Huang: Everything that happens in your life is going to feed into your art making. We had the Loading Docs initiative brought to us, and we all sat down and thought, this is the year.
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But this is no ordinary academic debate. Thanks to a series of high-profile court cases, the question of Asian and, specifically, Muslim grooming gangs has become an incendiary issue. Quilliam and its chairman, Maajid Nawaz, divide opinion.
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, but in Hollywood, they're often invisible or subject to old, tired stereotypes. Stereotypes in the media are especially harmful given that the Asian American community is woefully underrepresented on the large and small screen alike. Because of this imbalance, Asian American actors have few opportunities to counteract sweeping generalizations about their racial group.
Liou wiped away tears of joy as her sister exchanged wedding vows with her new husband. A few feet away, Ms. That day could be coming soon, although it is not assured.
The Institute of Race Relations is at the cutting edge of the research and analysis that inform the struggle for racial justice in Britain, Europe and internationally. Inwe witnessed an escalation in far-right demonstrations in the UK as a response to the arrest and then jailing of ex-EDL leader Tommy Robinson for filming outside Leeds Crown Court during an ongoing child sexual abuse trial. But mainstream media and politicians, across the spectrum, too, perpetuate racialised narratives of sexual threat, which obscure the systemic nature of sexual violence, whilst at the same fuelling anti-Muslim racism.
Author: Celine Parrenas Shimizu. Shimizu combines theoretical and textual analysis and interviews with artists involved in various productions. She complicates understandings of the controversial portrayals of Asian female sexuality in the popular Broadway musical Miss Saigon by drawing on ethnographic research and interviews with some of the actresses in it. Shimizu engages complex problems in highly original and exciting ways, leaving many of the issues open for future contestation and critical inquiry.
Not that there have been many opportunities for Asian actors to have lead parts before then. The lack of inclusion or diversity in Hollywood certainly pertains to all minorities, but Asian male actors are particularly affected. Hollywood has created a Catch There are no Asian superstars because they are not bankable actors, but there are no bankable Asian actors because there are no opportunities for them to become superstars.
Ex Machina is an exploration of machine versus maker, and on the surface looks like yet another movie detailing a robot AI takeover, albeit on a smaller scale. While it explores themes of female autonomy, and a universal desire for freedom, its treatment of Asian women is very troubling. Ex Machina attempts to empower White women through a story of awakened AI, while relegating Asian women to stepping stones and perpetual victims.