Your Viewing Guide to the Most Feminist K-Drama Ever

TW: Sexual violence.

I once promised myself that I would NEVER watch another Asian drama, regardless of its country of origin. I’d seen enough when visiting relatives overseas and when flipping through the international channels here in the U.S. They’re all the same, I thought – implausible storylines and absurdly ridiculous plot twists, too much angsty music, too much tearful pining after unrequited love interests, too many of my weeks wasted while waiting for the requiting ones to finally get together, too many too-perfectly cloned male leads, and so on.

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Save Cloak & Dagger

As I’ve said multiple times here on the Feminist Asian Dad blog, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger is one of the best TV series I’ve seen in my entire 48-year life. It isn’t just a teen superhero show, but it’s true art of both exceptional quality and clear-eyed social commentary. Find me another show taking on race, gender, and class like it does, yet without getting preachy. There isn’t another, particularly one that teens and young adults can easily relate to!

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No One Captures My Feelings About Kavanaugh Better than This Man

It’s rare that I ever just share someone else’s content on this blog. I’m doing it here because Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware captures my feelings about the Kavanaugh nomination so precisely and, in his understated manner of delivery, so powerfully. My tears began just moments into his speech; by the end of it, I was sobbing.