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Representation – Shameless Magazine

Tag: Representation

  • “Yellow Fever” and the Hypersexualization of Asian Women in Film

    May 1st, 2023     by Robina Nguyen     Comments

    Illustration by Beena Mistry In Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 war film Full Metal Jacket, Papillon Soo-Soo plays a Vietnamese sex worker soliciting American GIs. Scantily clad in a leather slit skirt and teetering high heels, she takes a long, slow drag on her cigarette and recites the lines, “Me so horny. Me love you long time.” The term became sensationalized. You might have heard female vocals ooze the phrase in a 1989 2 Live Crew track. It was … READ MORE

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    Aboriginal and Native American People: How The Media Sees Us

    September 18th, 2017     by Sara Aldred     Comments

    To most people, Native people are majestic, spiritual and, sadly, a thing of the past. Most people who don’t live in America believe that Native people are all of the above, and with the representation we receive in the media - how could one not think that? And, adding to that, a lot of the media coverage we ‘receive’, half the time Native characters are not being played by actual Native people! Being a Métis … READ MORE