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How Is #StopAsianHate Connected to the Media We Consume?

The #StopAsianHate movement is spreading across the globe after a huge surge in physical attacks against Asian people connected to the coronavirus pandemic. Sadly, these racist attacks have been reported in many different countries, and in the USA especially, older, more vulnerable people are being targeted. When the victim is targeted because they belong to

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What is the Stop Asian Hate Movement? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

We believe in a world that is free from prejudice and where everyone has the right to be proud of who they are. Unfortunately, this is a pretty tough ask. We’ve joined forces with the team at ASOS to bring you a hub of resources all about the Stop Asian Movement, a movement that is

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Where Does Racism Come From? A Guide to Unconscious Bias

Are you wondering why people are racist? The general consensus is that a racist isn’t born, a racist person is made from the world around them. Whether racist attitudes are taught and passed down from older family members or subtly programmed by the world around them. This article explores the latter of the two and

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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.

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How to Call Out East or South East Asian (ESEA) Hate In the Media, Friendship Groups and in the Wider World

Are you looking for ways to support friends, family or the community of East or South East Asian (ESEA) people? Here are 10 ways to safely call out any racist comments or hate crimes. 1. Recognising ESEA hate How we are treated as we move in different environments such as school or among friends and

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What Do I Do When I Witness Racism or a Hate Crime?

When you witness racism in the street, your workplace, or at school, it can be hard to know what to do and who to talk to about it. Calling out racist behaviour is important, as is helping someone in need, but so is making sure you remain safe in a situation. This super quick list

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10 ways to train your unconscious bias and unlearn negative stereotypes

In the article, we explore what unconscious bias is, how it’s formed and the role it plays in forming racist hate, with a lens to explore specifically Asian hate. There are 10 ways you can train your brain to unlearn some of the negative stereotypes you’ve learnt from the world around you. These tools will

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6 Things to Consider Before Starting a Conversation About Racism with a Family Member

Talking about race is hard. Talking about it with a family member is harder. Talking about it with a family member who has a history of perpetuating negative racial stereotypes is harder still. When we love someone who has a tendency to throw out racist jokes like it’s normal, starting a conversation with them about

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10 Tips for Dealing With the Psychological Implications of Racism

In the UK, Asian hate crimes against people of East and South East Asian (ESEA) countries has risen by 300% during the pandemic compared to previous years. However, it was already a problem before the pandemic. In the latest YouGov poll, almost three-quarters of people of East and South East Asian descent said they experienced COVID-related verbal

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What to Do If You Experience Anti-Esea Hate

Hate incidents take many different forms, but boil down to being verbally or physically harassed because you are perceived as different. In the UK, ‘different’ is legally defined as in terms of an individual’s race, religion, sexuality, gender identity, or their disability.  Recorded hate crimes against East and Southeast Asians (ESEAs) in the United Kingdom

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