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Roughly one in 10 Aussies come from somewhere in Asia, yet when you look at our representation on TV, film, radio and literature, you’d think we were completely non-existent. What do you do when the world doesn’t give you the space to be heard? You make your own space. Each week, sisters and Sydney locals Helen Stenbeck and Jessie Tu give searing intersectional feminist critiques on social and cultural issues relevant to those living in Australia and abroad. Join us as we traverse the middle-space of not being white enough, and not being black enough.  Support this show at http://supporter.acast.com/asian-bitches-down-under

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Roughly one in 10 Aussies come from somewhere in Asia, yet when you look at our representation on TV, film, radio and literature, you’d think we were completely non-existent. What do you do when the world doesn’t give you the space to be heard? You make your own space. Each week, sisters and Sydney locals Helen Stenbeck and Jessie Tu give searing intersectional feminist critiques on social and cultural issues relevant to those living in Australia and abroad. Join us as we traverse the middle-space of not being white enough, and not being black enough.  Support this show at http://supporter.acast.com/asian-bitches-down-under

    Hot Privilege | Invasion Day

    Hot Privilege | Invasion Day

    This week, we catch up with reviewing the movies that we have recently watched; The Dry, Soul and Knives Out. We share our thoughts on Elfy Scott's Op-Ed about moving to regional area, it racism or lookism that is happening here? And with the up coming Invasion Day, we spoke about how Australia continuous to be a racist nation and lack of transparency in the society.


    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/jan/17/i-made-a-sea-change-during-the-pandemic-but-i-miss-the-diversity-of-the-city?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
    https://www.solidarity.net.au/aboriginal/changing-date-wont-give-us-anything-celebrate/?fbclid=IwAR0N8FrRGQLRAZjV1KpHxrG46ALCWr3qqadXEsyAAM9HiUrI8F5-LWVF69M
    https://www.smh.com.au/national/fly-the-aboriginal-flag-at-half-mast-on-january-26-20210113-p56tvu.html?fbclid=IwAR34oIDWTC43IKxS1f1n-LjeShZ6FSuLpzunfAuNtVMIigQIaPTevN9mzcg

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    • 45 min
    Misogynistic Guideline for Pregnant Women in South Korea | Transphobic Statement from the Council

    Misogynistic Guideline for Pregnant Women in South Korea | Transphobic Statement from the Council

    Welcome back to ABDU! And welcome to 2021~This week we reflect on what we've read and watched throughout the holiday periods, and rant about the social expectations of females.


    Sweet Home: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Home_(TV_series)
    Vegetarian: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25489025-the-vegetarian
    Luster: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/51541496-luster
    My Dark Vanessa: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44890081-my-dark-vanessa
    Beauty Pays: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11505511-beauty-pays?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=hOvL6oZiLj&rank=1






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    • 55 min
    Best of 2020?!

    Best of 2020?!

    Happy holidays! This episode we review the incredible or rather, strange and perplexed 2020.
    As always, check out the books/movies/drama/podcasts we have mentioned, and let us know what you think!?
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    • 56 min
    Holiday Blues

    Holiday Blues

    Are you feeling stress about the festive season? Annoyed with consumerism around Christmas? Well, you are not alone!


    https://www.psychologytoday.com/au/blog/evidence-based-living/201712/what-we-know-about-the-holiday-blues
    https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/the-holiday-blues-tips-for-when-time-off-doesn-t-feel-very-relaxing-20200107-p53pha.html
    https://psychcentral.com/lib/understanding-coping-with-the-christmas-blues/


    The Dry https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-dry-jane-harper/book/9781925481372.html?source=pla&gclid=CjwKCAiAoOz-BRBdEiwAyuvA61oE1zLC17BFar53Chwzybi2qRFw6KKXUf5VFCu9XJTARnxR8J_JnxoCGtkQAvD_BwE


    Educated https://www.penguin.com.au/books/educated-9780099511021


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    • 57 min
    What!? More appropriations?!

    What!? More appropriations?!

    On this week, we catch up with the recent book/movie/documentary we have consumed, as well as bringing the spot light on Forbes Most Powerful 100 Women.
    We discuss appropriation on yoga and recent controversy from the British Masterchef.




    Sorrow and Bliss | Review 


    The Happiest Season | Trailer 


    A Secret Australia | Buy 
     
    Love on Spectrum | Love_on_the_Spectrum


    What's the Difference Between Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Appreciation? | https://www.yogajournal.com/yoga-101/yoga-cultural-appropriation-appreciation


    'MasterChef' contestant faces backlash for calling Asian food 'dirty' | 
    https://www.today.com/food/masterchef-contestant-faces-backlash-calling-asian-food-dirty-t202082


    Shout out: Match & Forest https://matchaandforest.com.au.


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    • 59 min
    Is the International Day of People with Disability useful?

    Is the International Day of People with Disability useful?

    3rd of December is International Dal of People with Disability. On this episode we talk about the difficulties that people with disabilities of navigating their lives, sharing some wise words from people with disability and how Asian cultures could result negative perceptions of disability community. Extra: Elliot Page and the impact of 'deadnaming'


    Elliot Page Twitter | https://twitter.com/TheElliotPage/status/1334037241883209728
    International Day of People with Disability | https://www.idpwd.com.au/about/ 
    Employable Me Australia | https://iview.abc.net.au/show/employable-me-australia/series/1 
    Love on the Spectrum | Netflix browse
    Carly Findlay | https://www.mamamia.com.au/disability-representation/ 
    Jerusha Mather |https://womensagenda.com.au/leadership/profiles/jerusha-mather-and-her-crusade-to-enhance-the-lives-of-people-living-with-disability/
    LIVING A LIFE WITH A PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT IN TAIWAN“IT IS MORE THAN JUST THE IMPAIRMENT”Hsiu-Ching Lin (2012) | 10914431.pdf
    Chess Taipei is Asia's first nightclub to host a club night for people with autism spectrum https://mixmag.asia/read/chess-taipei-hosts-club-night-people-autism-spectrum-local
    ABC reporter Nas Campanella writes about a shocking interaction on a Sydney train | https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-11-30/abc-reporter-nas-campanella-stranger-says-life-not-worth-living/12920246
    Disability royal commission data shows Indigenous and culturally diverse groups under-represented in submissions | https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-23/disability-royal-commission-indigenous-cald-submissions-lacking/12476358
    Japanese Film Festival (Australia 2020) | australia


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Helen’s thoughts are well spoken, empathetic and not condescending.

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Been binging this podcast over the past several weeks. The conversations between Jessie and Helen are honest, hilarious, and thought-provoking. Sometimes I laugh out loud with the podcasters, it’s like chilling with friends. I look forward to a new episode each week. Keep up the great work!!

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