Tag: own voices

2 LGBTQIA Asian-American Reads: Fireheart Tiger & The Magic Fish

2 LGBTQIA Asian-American Reads: Fireheart Tiger & The Magic Fish

The Magic Fish is a beautiful graphic novel about fairy tales, second generation immigrants, coming out and struggling to connect with your parents due to language. The Vietnamese characters are fantastic and you can see the differences between Tiến and his mum, from their upbringing, struggles and the way they approach their family. While they […]

April 1, 2021 | 2 Comments
Tiger Daughter Review: Growing Up as a Chinese Immigrant in Australia

Tiger Daughter Review: Growing Up as a Chinese Immigrant in Australia

Tiger Daughter is a story of Chinese immigrants, who do what they can do survive after migrating to Australia. Whether it is coping with their crushing pride, unspoken disappointments from losing their previous stature in life, to their children coping with bullying and being different while just trying to live, it covers a lot in a […]

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Love, Hate and Other Filters Discussion: Important Topics for Cultural Representation

Love, Hate and Other Filters Discussion: Important Topics for Cultural Representation

When a book arrives with a letter from the author, saying that she wrote this book so that somewhere, someone could relate, I was already curious. Love, Hate and Other Filters tackles topics of Islamophobia, racism, religion and the cultural experience of an Indian teen who just wants to fit in. There are two distinct parts […]

February 17, 2018 | 15 Comments