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The Not-So-New History of Asian International and Transracial Adoption by Catherine Ceniza Choy

Social media’s recent co-option of the term “transracial” to describe former NAACP chapter President Rachel Dolezal’s controversial identification as black has garnered a maelstrom of criticism from adoption community members for good reason.  It erases the decades-long history of Asian international and transracial adoption in the United States.  The United States is the top recipient Read More …

Lacuna: Writing from the Gaps

From Lacuna’s Facebook page: Lacuna means a gap in a manuscript. Emerging AAPI writers write from the gaps, telling stories to evoke a sense of belonging and history while at the same time rebuilding a home and future in the diaspora. Two writers in the AAPI community will read and describe their creative process and Read More …