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10 Asian Creators You Need to Follow Right Now

Since 2020, Asian-hate fuelled racism has increased by 300% and so it has never been more important to listen to, and amplify Asian voices, stories and experiences.

We’ve pulled together a list of our most favourite Asian creators; each contributing to the global conversation surrounding Asian hate and sharing their own advice, stories or advocacy. Please feel free to tag your favourite Asian creators in the comment section below 💕

1) Kim Saira

(She/her) Our ultimate recommendation for an injection of social justice content onto your timeline. Kim regularly shares content to educate, inspire and empower her audience to take a stand against multiple forms of injustice.


2) Stop AAPI Hate

(Organisation) Stop AAPI Hate are a coalition of activists using their platform to amplify Asian experiences but to primarily educate and equip people with tools that they need to drive change in their communities.


3) Mia Kang 

(She/her) Ditch the Label Ambassador, model, activist, Muay Thai fighter and all-round badass, Mia’s feed is packed with amplified content to help educate and inspire real change. Mia also shares her own personal experiences with mental health and disordered eating.


4) Michelle Elman

(She/her) Life coach, author and queen of setting healthier boundaries, Michelle regularly discusses Asian-based stereotypes on her feed, along with a wide range of different issues; such as relationships, body image and self love.


5) Chella Man

(They/them) Artist, author and director; Chella Man is guaranteed to inject some empowerment onto your timeline. Chella Man regularly talks about their experience of being Asian, deaf, trans and genderqueer.


6) Annie Wu

(She/her) Feeling like your timeline needs a little ‘f*ck yea?’, in that case you need an injection of Annie who is truly using her platform to stand for, and talk about the stuff that really matters. Whether that’s racism, feminism or wider activism.


7) Schuyler Bailar

(He/him) Schuyler was the first ever trans D1 NCAA men’s athlete and uses his platform to talk about a wide range of issues; from racism and identity to gender stereotypes and activism. His feed also documents his experience as a trans man.


8) Anti-Racism Daily

(Organisation) Whilst not exclusively posting Asian-creator content, this timeline is filled with vital information, education and toolkits for taking a stand against all forms of racism. They also regularly talk about US policy and issues affecting wider society. An absolute must to keep yourself informed and engaged.


9) Jason Leung

(He/him) Photographer Jason Leung has been actively documenting #StopAsianHate protests and making his photography freely available online to anybody seeking emotive and impactful imagery.


10) David Yi

(He/they) Author and beauty creator, David Yi uses his platform to shine a critical lens on gender norms, beauty ideals and stereotypes. Amongst his beauty tutorials and fun content lies a deeper narrative around racism and gender.


Whether you’re looking to learn more, get support or find the tools that you need to become an anti-Asian hate activist, we’ve got you covered. Check out our #StopAsianHate hub for more.

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