Thirteen gay couples filed Japan’s first lawsuit challenging the country’s rejection of same-sex marriage earlier this month, arguing the denial violates their constitutional right to equality.
A federal judge will now decide whether Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian American applicants, an allegation made in a 2014 lawsuit that was debated in a final round of arguments on Feb. 13.
Good thing the movie title clarified that Alita was a Battle Angel because I had never heard of Alita before this movie. “Battle Angel Alita” is a Japanese cyberpunk manga created by Yukito Kishiro in 1990.
After dedicating years as a speechwriter for a Philippine senator, Ben Cacho suddenly finds himself in the midst of a political scandal, thrown under the bus and out of a job.
Sometimes I like to be my own worst critic and read my column through the lens of a conservative white YouTube video commenter.
A group of 11 Democratic lawmakers aims to address the rights of homeless people and their ability to survive in public. Rep. Mia Gregerson, the primary sponsor of House Bill 1591, said she seeks to create a more permanent solution to the homeless crisis instead of quick-fix laws. HB 1591 would prohibit a homeless person […]
A lawsuit challenging the certification of Initiative 1000 has been filed in Thurston County Superior Court by Kan Qiu, president of American Coalition for Equality (ACE), and two other members of the organization. I-1000 intends to bring back race-based discrimination, which has been banned since 1998 when nearly 59 percent of voters in Washington state […]
A dream took flight as a starry-eyed child sat in front of a television set, reveling in the glow of images flashing on-screen.
By Jessica Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly Michael Byun is happy to be home and part of an organization that has been at the forefront of advocacy for Washington’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community for 45 years. As the newly installed executive director for Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), Byun is mindful […]
By Emma EpperlyWNPA Olympia News Bureau Senate legislation would add citizenship or immigration status to the “law against discrimination.” The law against discrimination currently outlaws discrimination against individuals based on race, creed, color, national origin, families with children, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, veterans status, or disability. The bill does not differentiate immigration or […]