Asian Feminism


The Feminist Movement: Where Are All the Asian American Women? By Esther Ngan-Ling Chow; from U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal, English Supplement, 1992 No. 2 (1992), pp. 96-111; from

The Development of Feminist Consciousness Among Asian American Women by Esther Ngan-Ling Chow; from Gender and Society Vol. 1 No. 3 Sep 1987, pp. 284-299; The Development of Feminist Consciousness among Asian American Women on JSTOR

DQ & A: Queer in Asian America, David L. Eng, Alice Y. Horn (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1998. Asian American History and Culture), xii, 445p.

Marjorie Garber, “The Occidental Tourist: M. Butterfly and the Scandal of Transvestism,” in Andrew Parker et al., eds., Nationalisms and Sexualities (New York: Routledge, 1992):121-46. Develops the issues in David Henry Hwang’s play, M. Butterfly (1989), where racism, sexism, and national stereotypes intersect with imperialist and colonialist fantasies.

Books & Articles & Websites

Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures by Gayatri Gopinath

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan

Gender, caste, and feminist praxis in transnational South India, by Putcha, Rumya;South Asian Popular Culture, April 2019 Vol. 17 Issue 1 pp 61-79

South Asian Feminisms by Ania Loomba and Ritty A. Lukose editors New South Asian Feminisms by Srila Roy

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