The team behind Subtle Asian Traits pictured in Melbourne, Australia, in 2019. The Facebook group of over 1.8 million members has recently provided a platform for Asians to express their frustration over racism related to the pandemic. Photo: Subtle Asian Traits The team behind Subtle Asian Traits pictured in Melbourne, Australia, in 2019. The Facebook group of over 1.8 million members has recently provided a platform for Asians to express their frustration over racism related to the pandemic. Photo: Subtle Asian Traits
The team behind Subtle Asian Traits pictured in Melbourne, Australia, in 2019. The Facebook group of over 1.8 million members has recently provided a platform for Asians to express their frustration over racism related to the pandemic. Photo: Subtle Asian Traits
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Asians suffering pandemic racism find solace in Facebook meme and humour group Subtle Asian Traits

  • Group’s members usually discuss topics such as bubble tea and tiger parents, but recently the solemn topic of anti-Asian sentiment due to Covid-19 has emerged
  • One artist’s portraits of herself and of Asian victims involved in hate crimes have helped some members deal with their own pain

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The team behind Subtle Asian Traits pictured in Melbourne, Australia, in 2019. The Facebook group of over 1.8 million members has recently provided a platform for Asians to express their frustration over racism related to the pandemic. Photo: Subtle Asian Traits The team behind Subtle Asian Traits pictured in Melbourne, Australia, in 2019. The Facebook group of over 1.8 million members has recently provided a platform for Asians to express their frustration over racism related to the pandemic. Photo: Subtle Asian Traits
The team behind Subtle Asian Traits pictured in Melbourne, Australia, in 2019. The Facebook group of over 1.8 million members has recently provided a platform for Asians to express their frustration over racism related to the pandemic. Photo: Subtle Asian Traits
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