Valentines Day

Issue
29

Say Hello to Yu and Me Books

Small business alert! We sat down with Lucy Yu, owner of the first female-owned Asian American bookstore in New York City, to chat books and community.

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A Friend of a Friend

Through a friend of a friend. Isn't that how most people meet their significant others?

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Hello, from the Middle

A little reflection on the beginning of middle age and self love

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With Love for Our Community: Building Community with J-Town Action と Solidarity

It’s hard to explain why working with JAS is so important to me. Showing up in action and solidarity with love for our community and a revolutionary vision for the future just feels like the right—and sometimes the only—thing to do.

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Date Guide: Little Tokyo Edition

Add these iconic Little Tokyo spots to your date-rotation. Bonus points if you hit them all in one go!

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What Reality Dating Show Should You Watch

There are a lot of options when it comes to reality dating shows. Take this short personality quiz to find out which reality dating show you should check out!

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Married Couple Answers Relationship Questions from Yo! Team

Lisa and Steven answer some relationship questions from the Yo! editorial team.

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The Culture of Touch

I'm not big about hugging. But is it because I was raised that way?

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Nuances of the Chinese Zodiac

While most have a basic familiarity with the animals of the Lunar New Year, there are a number of nuances and stories associated with the zodiac that many don't know. Let's jump right in!

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3 to 1: Love

3 Generations respond to 1 topic. 15 questions. In this issue: LOVE.

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We Have to Talk About Queer Love in the JA Community

February in the JA community is filled by two major holidays: Day of Remembrance and Valentine’s Day. Let's honor both by re-evaluating how we look at gender, pronouns, love, and identity with our youth.

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Has Asian/Asian American Masculinity Been Redefined?

Henry Golding, Sung Kang, Simu Liu, and Jimmy O. Yang are the next wave of optics/progression with representation for Asian American/Asian men. Their charm, humble mindset, fists, and not to mention six-packs are awe-inspiring and perhaps even redefining Asian male masculinity.

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Adding Love to Grocery Store Flowers

With just a few tips, you can enhance your local grocery store flowers (or flowers picked from your backyard) into a thoughtful arrangement that will reflect your true feelings.

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Community-Building Comes First | An Interview with KC Mukai

Learn the story of how the JACL launched a youth-focused district board and the passionate leader who made it happen. An interview with KC Mukai of the JACL NCWNP District Youth Board.

What Sounds Like Home: On Creating Black and Asian American Identity Through Music

As Asian Americans, we too can lose sight of music as a border-defying site of home-making. Too often, Asian American artists and musicians are embroiled in Black cultural appropriation just to shed these ornamentations later in favor of another aesthetic. So how do we make a better home for each other in our music?

Capturing Our History - Zentoku

The Zentoku Foundation's mission is to be valued as an organization focused on strengthening the Japanese American culture for future generations.

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