GIPHY Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month With Every Asian-Centric GIF you Ever Wanted

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPIH) Month, our friends at GIPHY (big shout out to Priya Shah, their South Asian editor) decided to take advantage of the power of a GIF by honoring minorities who aren’t always represented in mainstream media.

5 Girls React to Abuse in Different Ways in New Music Video

The song puts a spotlight on the emotional and physical distress of sexual assault survivors.

Malala, The UN’s Newest Messenger of Peace, Is Serious Goals

Malala Yousafzai is the youngest individual to ever be appointed as UN Messenger of Peace in a ceremony held in New York. Her primary focus has always been on education for girls and women’s rights.

In Conversation with ClassPass Founder Payal Kadakia

Payal Kadakia shared the vulnerability and truth of her entrepreneurial journey toward ClassPass at a LadyDrinks’ Fireside Chat in New York City.

Hasan Minhaj’s Top 10 Moments at the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

“You know you’re news, right? Come on! But every time I watch CNN, it feels like you’re assigning me homework. ‘Is Trump a Russian spy? I don’t know, you tell me! Tweet us @AC360.’ No, you tell me! I’m watching the news!”

Raja Kumari: Is the South Asian Community Appropriating Hip-Hop?

by Fatima Ahmed Raja Kumari is the new fiery and fierce musician…

Women’s Empowerment Gala Takes Place in Edison With Special Bollywood Appearance

In late March, Shilpa Shetty Kundra was featured as the guest of honor at a Women’s empowerment Gala, hosted at Royal Albert’s Palace, in Edison, New Jersey.

The Groundbreaking Universality of India’s First LGBTQ Silent Film, ‘Sisak’

“Sisak” is a 20-minute silent film about two men who meet each other, over a period of many nights, on a Mumbai local train. Without a single word spoken, and without the possibility of physical intimacy, a strong, wordless romance blooms between the two.

American Authoritarianism: The Politics of Donald Trump’s Budget Cuts

As the White House continues to forge forward with its new administration, President Trump has now proposed his national budget blueprint — or known as the ‘skinny budget.’

Jhalak: A Play that Teaches Pakistani Culture at Emory University

I hope more universities begin their own Jhalak. It’s a great and effective way to showcase desi culture.