Written by Nancy Wang Yuen. It took 93 years for the Academy to name an Asian woman as Best Director. And until this year, only five women, all White, had ever been nominated and only one had won -- Kathryn Bigelow, in , for "The Hurt Locker. In an Oscars first, another woman director, Emerald Fennell, was also nominated in the category in the same year. The Chinese director's win acknowledges the impact Asian women can exert on the entertainment industry -- one that has historically objectified them. More agency.
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Asian women attacked in New York City for wearing masks, police say
Two Asian women were stabbed in San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood Tuesday, one of whom is 85 years old. It was not immediately clear if the women were targeted because of their race. The affiliate has identified the year-old victim as Chui Fong Eng, whose grandson, Drew Eng, spoke exclusively to reporter Betty Yu. He said his grandmother had been grocery shopping and was waiting for the bus on Market Street when the attack happened. He said she was "attacked from behind and stabbed through the arm and into the chest. So you just got to be super aware of your loved ones," he said. The grandmother and a second victim, a year-old woman, both underwent surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Tuesday evening.
Two Asian women stabbed in "disgusting and horrific" San Francisco attack
It makes me nervous to write this. I rely on data and interviews with researchers. I took on this new role partly out of anger and sadness, and partly because I found my voice over the course of replying to texts from well-meaning white friends. It was such a struggle even to get the shooting recognized as race related. Catcalls for us are always a bit racist.
Dragon Lady is usually a stereotype of certain East Asian and occasionally South Asian and or Southeast Asian women as strong, deceitful, domineering, mysterious, and often sexually alluring. The stereotype has generated a large quantity of sociological literature. It is also used to refer to any powerful but prickly woman, usually in a derogatory fashion. Although sources such as the Oxford English Dictionary  list uses of "dragon" and even "dragoness" from the 18th and 19th centuries to indicate a fierce and aggressive woman, there does not appear to be any use in English of "Dragon Lady" before its introduction by Milton Caniff in his comic strip Terry and the Pirates. The character first appeared on December 16, , and the "Dragon Lady" appellation was first used on January 6,