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MAASU's podcast is intentionally simple and made to inform. We hope you watch, learn something, criticize it, and do something similar with your student orgs! Conversations and building connection with ordinary people is where change begins. We hope you enjoy.

Ask Advo‪!‬ Midwest Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Students Union

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MAASU's podcast is intentionally simple and made to inform. We hope you watch, learn something, criticize it, and do something similar with your student orgs! Conversations and building connection with ordinary people is where change begins. We hope you enjoy.

    Episode 5: Muslim and Asian Identity

    Episode 5: Muslim and Asian Identity

    We are back with another episode of Ask Advo! For this month, we had the privilege of connecting with Yusuf Khairulhuda and Nisa Khairunnisa who has who have so kindly shared with us their experiences in the education system as Indonesian Muslims. Listen to Episode 5: Muslim and Asian Identity (learn about some of their struggles, narratives, and experiences).

    But don’t stop there. Here are some links to resources and readings to learn more.

    https://jakartaglobe.id/culture/politics-hijab-indonesia

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-17/indonesian-women-and-why-they-wear-the-hijab/8856288

    https://en.unesco.org/silkroad/content/did-you-know-spread-islam-southeast-asia-through-trade-routes

    https://asiasociety.org/education/islam-southeast-asia?fbclid=IwAR1WiBNmRm3VUXiRgF-I8wuNHXA9i5CvgZKr7aiEjDkoxVcavqVRSAyqm8I

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_Americans

    If you would like to reach out, you can contact Nisa (khair010@umn.edu) or Yusuf (Khair013@umn.edu) at their emails.

    Stay tuned for the next podcast episode with Kyle Hoang!

    If you would like to submit a topic and feature in Ask Advo fill out this form:

    z.umn.edu/AskAdvo

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    Episode 4: Disability Justice

    Episode 4: Disability Justice

    TA DA! ✨✨✨We just released a brand new episode of Ask Advo, our Podcast series! For this one, we will be featuring our guest, Louie McGee, to discuss about disability justice!

    Our next podcast will be hosted by our co-advocacy chair, Jenny Tam! Until then, here are some resources related to this podcast's topic.

    Showing Respect by Being Direct:

    https://www.miusa.org/resource/tipsheet/respect

    US Department of Labor: Effective Interaction with people with disabilities in the workplace:

    https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/publications/fact-sheets/effective-interaction-communicating-with-and-about-people-with-disabilities-in-the-workplace

    Disabled or Handicapped? Which term should be used?:

    https://www.fs.fed.us/eng/toolbox/acc/acc02.htm

    "Disabled Person" or "Person with Disability" ?:

    https://theconversation.com/should-i-say-disabled-person-or-person-with-a-disability-113618

    Terminologies with Negative Connotations used to refer to Disabled people: https://disabilityinfo.org/fact-sheet-library/information-referral/disability-friendly-terminology/

    Linktree to all the platforms to listen to all the episodes: https://linktr.ee/AskAdvo

    Link to watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/K-9wFX5wkzE

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    Episode 3: Gender Roles in the Hmong Community

    Episode 3: Gender Roles in the Hmong Community

    Behold, the last podcast of the year!!! This is a podcast featuring one of our ECC members, the one and only, Lillie Lee, and an Hmong author and PhD candidate, Mai Neng Vang. What a better way to end the year than to talk about Patriarchy and Gender Roles in the Hmong Community.   Our next podcast will be on disability justice led by Kyle Hoang our co-advocacy chair but for now, please check out our resources to learn more information on this podcast.  Order MaiNeng book here: https://herpublisher.com/collections/frontpage/products/dejsiab-from-my-liver-to-yours?fbclid=IwAR1LcqVsVELjMD9hzdNm0R5ARMzcQDXpO2FrewCiMEqQATpN-yxmki6vSNE

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    Episode 2: Trans and Queer Acceptance

    Episode 2: Trans and Queer Acceptance

    Thank you for your patience and waiting for this long-overdue podcast 2: Queer & Trans Acceptance featuring the Haruka Yukioka! 

    We hope you enjoy it! 

    The next podcast conversation is around gender roles! 

    Haruka shared so much wisdom and still, there is a lot left to learn. Here are some of the many resources you can check out to learn more about the topic! 

    Transmisogyny Primer by Julia Serano (creator of the term) 

    https://www.juliasera.no.com/av/TransmisogynyPrimer-Serano.pdf 

    Trans Men on Sexism 

    https://time.com/transgender-men-sexism/ 

    Murders of Black Trans Women 

    https://time.com/5601227/two-black-trans-women-murders-in-dallas-anti-trans-violence/ 

    Dispelling the Harmful Belief that Trans Women Grow Up as Men 

    https://www.vice.com/en/article/8x4qkk/dispelling-the-harmful-belief-that-trans-women-grow-up-as-men 

    I was Socialized Trans 

    https://medium.com/an-injustice/i-was-socialized-trans-b2fa870866a4 



    Here are some essential timestamps regarding our podcast: 

    Definitions (3:30) 

    Sex (3:50) 

    Intersex (4:35) 

    Gender (5:34) 

    Trans/ Non-Binary (5:50) 

    Trans-men/ Trans-Masculine (7:45) 

    Tran-womxn/ Trans-Feminine (8:45) 

    Gender Binary (10:50) 

    Compulsive Heterosexuality (13:00) 

    Sexual Orientation (14:57) 

    Gender expression (15:15) 

    Gender parties & raising kids (16:14) 

    Would you be willing to inform listeners about sexual orientation and gender identity and how there are stereotypes as to which identities are both organized within one another through assumptions? (19:05) 

    (21:38) 

    As a Non-Binary (NB) person myself, I want to know why folks struggle accepting they/them pronouns. (21:38) 

    Is there a male privilege if you are a trans-mxn? Why are trans-mxn issues talked about less than trans-womxn issues? (24:29) 

    Was there ever an experience where you had to correct someone about your pronouns or identity, and if so, what happened afterward? (29:43) 

    What message do you have about those who do not accept individuals who identify as trans and non-binary? (35:15) 

    What are ways the APIDA community can better support trans and non-binary people? (38:18) 

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    Episode 1: Asian and Black Solidarity

    Episode 1: Asian and Black Solidarity

    IT IS FINALLY HERE! Our first podcast on the topic of Asian and Black Solidarity featuring Georgina Simon! Our podcast is intentionally simple and inform. We hope you watch, learn something, critic it, and do something similar with your student orgs! Conversations and building connection with ordinary people is where change begins. We hope you enjoy.

    Our next podcast will be on non-binary and transgender experiences. Here is our google form for you to submit your questions. What questions have but are afraid to ask? Now is your chance! (https://forms.gle/qu3KAvpG5dL6kf8z8)

    Also, if you want to participate in the next podcast, regardless of your location, submit to this form: (z.umn.edu/askadvo)

    For those who may need caption, Facebook has as caption option!

    Please comment, critic, and share.

    Articles to read to supplement this podcast: - https://asamnews.com/2020/07/26/why-indian-americans-need-to-reject-the-asian-american-lie/?fbclid=IwAR35ce4-wfrm5zpjU1CW4kwLvwtI6gG3qAY4arMPpdXl6EfBz62GvX3yrBw- https://time.com/5851792/asian-americans-black-solidarity-history/?fbclid=IwAR1oCVeGTdgW6aYM4ZIP0VAvAYVk6l9nPomnPpR-Mc14_8xxQYwqcZW9H4Y- https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/04/19/524571669/model-minority-myth-again-used-as-a-racial-wedge-between-asians-and-blacks

    What do you think of the model minority ideology? (4:04)  What are some barriers of Asian and Black solidarity? (9:39) How do we combat anti-blackness? (15:44) How can we effectively unite Black and Asian communities? (28:42) Action Steps (37:31)

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