Media, etc.


Skin Bleaching Is Poisoning Women — But Business Is Booming (story by Lexy Lebsak)

Life on the drip: Tapping Into a Country’s Color Obsession (story by Therese Reyes)

Same Family, Different Colors: Confronting Colorism in America’s Diverse Families (book written by Lori L. Tharps; I was interviewed for this book and briefly mentioned it here.)

“What Would it Mean to Have a Hapa Bachelorette?” (NPR story by Akemi Johnson)

Cultural Scholar Jeff Chang Presents ASU Visionary Lecture (story by Maureen Roen)

Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Honored for Quality Teaching (story by Alicia Canales)

“Is Beauty in the Eye(lid) of the Beholder?” (NPR story by Kat Chow)

“The Many Stories Behind Double-Eyelid Surgery” (NPR story by Kat Chow)

Film & Video

Why People Risk Their Lives To Bleach Their Skin 

Why the market for skin whitening is growing
video by: Aleli May Vuelta
(Note: I am not a formal part of this video, but I was interviewed by the author for this piece.)

Asian Pacific American Studies @ Arizona State University
Directed by: QUAD Productions

The Personality Report – Professor Joanne L. Rondilla
School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University

Directed by: Nayani Thiyagarajah
Interviewee for the full-length documentary

Fair or Not? The Snow White Complex
Directed by: M. Hasna Maznavi

Beauty: Natural Gift or Science Project?
Panelist on Speak Out, a talk show on The Filipino Channel