• From left: 18MR's Jenn Pae, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, Genevieve Villafranca Jopanda of KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress

    Jenn Pae shares Inauguration experience

    18MR campaign manager Jenn Pae shares her experiences at last week's Presidential Inauguration. And yes, she met Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth! Read More

  • Celebrating 40: What does Roe v. Wade Mean for API Women?

    Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) women still do not have meaningful access to their reproductive rights because they simply cannot afford abortion care. And, restrictions that both target API women and disproportionately affect us are a growing trend. Read More

  • Two images before and after photo of a white woman in the Asian Maker application. In the second image, her eyes are purposely smaller, wearing a straw pointed hat and exaggerated goatee mustache.

    We Did It! Google Removes 'Make me Asian' & 'Make me Indian' Apps!

    Thanks to the efforts of our members and allies, these racist apps are no longer available on Google Play to perpetuate offensive portrayals of Asians and Native Americans. This victory is a step in the right direction to putting an end to the use of damaging racial stereotypes. Read More

  • George Takei, Asian American man's picture after it is submitted to the Asian Maker app. He wears a straw hat and has a long mustache.

    18MR Asks: What Happens When You Make Asians 'Asians'?

    Despite national media attention and almost 10,000 total petition signatures, Google has refused to remove the Make me Asian Make me Asian apps from its Google Play store. Read More

  • A CNN panel consisting of one black man, three white men, and one Asian woman discussing the asian maker app. The men listen and look at the Asian woman as she speaks.

    CNN Panel Debates 'Make Me Asian' App

    The Make me Asian app recently received tons of press coverage, including a segment on CNN's Starting Point. A panel of commentators recently discussed the app -- but did they miss the point? Read More

  • “A 14 year old Asian boy, David Phan, smiles into the camera. He has braces and wears a grey cap. He is outdoors with trees in the background.”

    Hyphen on David Phan and School Bullying

    The tragic suicide of 14-year-old Utah junior high school student David Phan has sparked community outrage -- and raised questions around the failure of school authorities to protect David from race and sexuality-based bullying. Read More

  • A black-haired person in a suit and tie sits at a conference table at VSU and APC's meeting with Chancellor Gene Block.

    UCLA Campaign Update from VSU & APC

    A positive update from VSU & APC on UCLA's campaign against campus hate! Read More

  • A graphic displays an image of a black-and-white photo of Inouye in military uniform, and an image of an older Inouye before the U.S. Congress. Text reads: September 7, 1924-December 17, 2012.

    Mahalo: Open Letter to Senator Daniel Inouye

    Join 18MR in saying Mahalo to Senator Inouye for his devoted service. Read More