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Steven of Seeking Asian Female Talks about Online Dating, “Asian Fetish,” and Relationship Advice

Steven — who pursued a relationship involving nine months of online dating, a move across continents, jealousy, and ongoing apartment cleaning — shares his reaction to seeing himself on the silver screen, his perspective on the problematic term “yellow fever,” and his advice on keeping a marriage strong.

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Say Yes to Women’s Leadership: Last Week to Vote for Your Favorite #SheDocs Film!

The #SheDocs Online Film Festival has brought you stories from Cambodia (Welcome to the World) to the Wampanoag tribe of southeastern Massachusetts (We Still Live Here – Âs Nutayuneân), from triumphs such as the first woman of color in the U.S. Congress (Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority) to injustices such as a 10-year-old Afghan girl sold by … READ MORE

The Film That Revolutionized the Discussion about Military Rape

Nominated for an Academy Award, The Invisible War (airing May 13) has changed the way we talk about sexual assault in the military and even impacted policy. After watching The Invisible War, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta transferred the power to prosecute sexual assault from the level of unit commander to colonel. This Wednesday, three women and … READ MORE

Adrian Baker on Animating Native American Oral History

Sometimes, the shameful chapters of our past deserve to be excavated through an animated short, the form du jour for oral history projects such as StoryCorps. From the PBS Online Film Festival, the short documentary Injunuity: Buried features the story of a Native American burial ground and shellmound recently built over by a Bay Area mall. Buried will be available … READ MORE