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Why Asian Americans Struggle To Seek Therapy

Koko Nishi learned gaman from her grandmother. Gaman describes the act of persevering through challenging times, the seemingly unbearable, with patience and poise. It’s a mindset by which many Japanese people ― including Nishi, a third-generation Chinese Japanese born in the U.S. ― live their lives. It’s also one of the reasons Nishi didn’t seek therapy in […]

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Emilia Clarke Turned Down ‘Fifty Shades’ Because She Was Sick Of This Sexist Question

Emilia Clarke had the opportunity to play the lead in 2015’s “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but turned down the role because of sexism. In The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “TV Drama Actress Roundtable” discussion, published Thursday, Clarke said the experience of playing Daenerys Targaryen in “Game of Thrones” had quite an impact on her. Throughout the duration […]