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Against Shame in Any Form

Jameela Jamil’s fight against shame in any form

It feels like we’ve reached peak social media. And somewhere while scrolling the #feminist hashtag was when I first saw TV presenter, actress and model Jameela Jamil. It was a viral video of her interview in a podcast...

A lovely workshop in Hong Kong

April Magazine’s Lovely Workshop in Hong Kong

April Magazine Team in Hong Kong About a decade ago, working in a cosmopolitan media setup would mean landing a 9 to 5 job at an established publication that would send you to travel the world and meet corporate people...

Filipino mothers share their kitchen secrets

The smell of kare-kare coming from the kitchen. The warm champorado kisses you get before you are dropped off at school. The adobo-filled embraces that welcome you home. All of these precious moments happened because of...

Amuro Namie: The Eternal Queen of J-Pop

I first visited Tokyo in 1997 and stayed at the home of a Japanese family. There was a girl a couple of years older than me, but we didn’t talk much during my week there. We were in that teenage stage of awkward self...