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A hot pot of personal stories, interviews, special series and more.

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Making It: South Asian creative Harpo Mander on joy and creativity as forms of resistance

Harpo Mander is changing what it means to take up space as a South Asian. Learn about her journey as a South Asian creative, and the visionary behind the podcast Brown Girl Guilt and brand it’sHarpo.

Top hits rewind: Celebrating top stories on Cold Tea Collective

A look back at some of the most memorable Cold Tea Collective articles that our readers have loved throughout the years.

Making It: Saschie MacLean-Magbanua on overcoming grief through community with Formation Studio

Saschie MacLean-Magbanua is moving through grief with dance and community. Learn how vulnerability has helped this mixed-race Filipina Canadian find joy again after losing loved ones.

Meet Cold Tea Collective team members

Meet several talented team members and hear what they have to say about their contributions to Cold Tea Collective.

Making It: Actor, writer Curtis Lum on using artistic platforms to break barriers for the Asian community

Chinese Canadian Curtis Lum talks about using the creative platform to elevate community stories. See how his work in film and fashion are helping him fight for better representation and a better future.

Making It: Vietnamese Canadian Chef Patrick Do on a journey through food and identity with Do Chay Restaurant

Chef Patrick Do is changing what it means to be a Vietnamese restaurant owner in Vancouver. Learn about his journey through food and identity as a young Vietnamese Canadian chef, and the visionary behind Do Chay Restaurant.

Previous Features

A collection of our previous features.

Self/Service: International Women’s Day

Cold Tea Collective is proud to partner with Dove and Refinery29 on Self/Service, a content campaign that spotlights the ways different women and girls embrace their appearance, shatter beauty stereotypes, and invest in their self-esteem and communities.

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The Wellness Series

From Asian health tips to personal health stories, from spiritual wellness to mental health, the ideas are endless. Our stories on the theme of health and wellness will focus on relationships and family, health foods and products, life balance and rhythms, and stories of Asian millennials who make an impact in the wellness space.

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Making Asian American media

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