On this wrap up episode with Soph from Asian_Soph, we talk about the lack of education around Asians Americans and Japanese Americans in particular in the school system, crazy things people have said to us, and things you probably shouldn't say if you're trying to date a Mixed/Multiracial person! You can find Soph at Asian_Soph and MixedPresent on Instagram!
We've heard Soph's thoughts about Crazy Rich Asians and now we get to learn about the woman behind the perspective! In this part of her conversation you'll get to hear about some of her struggles as well as how her father encouraged her to be herself and claim her own identity! You can find Soph at Asian_Soph and Mixed Present on Instagram!
This is the final part of my conversation with Soph about Crazy Rich Asians! We're picking up where we left off talking about the controversy surrounding the casting of the Mixed race male lead, Henry Golding.
Today we have a special guest, Asian_Soph, to talk about Crazy Rich Asians and why representation matters! This is part one of our conversation. You can find her on instagram at Asian_Soph or on the page she moderates, MixedPresent!
So much of the Mixed/Multiracial experience is affected by where you grew up, so I'm giving a little history and insight into Hot Springs and how that affected the communities I thought I belonged to. We're also diving into the scariest place on earth, Reddit, to see how people see mental health.
Hollywood has a bad track record for casting people of color. In today's episode, we'll be discussing the controversy surrounding Anna Diop's casting as Starfire as well as my own dilemmas with casting in high school.