#BBCtrending: Not Your Asian Sidekick

  • 18 December 2013

Meet Suey Park, the creator of the hashtag that sparked a debate about what it means to be an Asian American woman.

Tens of thousands of women in the US have taken to Twitter this week to declare: I'm #NotYourAsianSidekick

#BBCtrending first reported on the hashtag on Monday.

Park, a writer and activist based in Chicago, explains the story behind it.

Follow @BBCtrending on Twitter and tweet using #BBCtrending.