As a Filipino-Chinese woman growing up in America, I was constantly told — by my classmates, by movies and TV shows, and by commercials — that the most beautiful girls in the world had fairer skin, lighter hair, and eyes that didn't look like mine. Looking at myself in the mirror, with my tan skin, dark hair , and eyes that I used to describe as "poop-colored," I walked through most of grade school struggling to love my features. In high school, I started seeing girls who look like me on TV. And even though there was still a scarcity of Asian celebrities I could name, I considered it a victory. I started feeling like progress was being made.
Blog Profiles: Asian American Mom Bloggers
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Little Steps is thrilled to announce our favorite Regional Blog Partners! Meet them, read them, and welcome them to our ever-expanding community of go-to parents. Besides a full time job working with youths, this daddy blogger has had the privilege to be a father to 3 lovely children. The children are a big part of his life, and that is why he loves talking and writing about them.
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It's ugly. A columnist with The Washington Post recycled a tired, racist comment about "Indian curry" in a recent publication, and Padma Lakshmi is not having it. To me, it was a phenomenon. Now, she's been nominated for an Emmy. Peter Seung aka Daniel-Freaking-Dae-Kim were together as a hot college professor couple, and now he's in Michigan teaching classes and being handsome and crying behind his handsome professor glasses as he pines over his ex-love.