Lunar’s mission is celebrate women in Asia. That we never have a dearth of content is testament to how far women in Asia have come. Fortune’s latest list of the most powerful women in business outside of the US is just another example. Almost half of the top 20 are Asian women who helm some of the world’s biggest corporations across many industries. What’s perhaps even more noteworthy is that several are leaders in the male-dominated tech industry , from Apple and ByteDance (the parent company of TikTok) to ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing. Even without a list of who’s who, women in Asia continue to make waves in their respective fields. In music, there’s one who has been the Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s music director for close to two decades . In fashion, there’s a textile heiress devoted to making the wasteful industry more sustainable . In the virtual world, young YouTubers are spreading positivity . Which outstanding women leaders are your inspiration? Tell us on our Facebook page . The Lunar team Stories worth sharing A Buddhist monk who’s also a gay make-up artist Kodo Nishimura is an unusual figure in socially conservative Japan, where being openly gay is largely taboo. When not in his robes, he can be found wearing high heels, speaking up for LGBT rights. Kamala Harris, sneakers and the US election Democratic candidate for vice-president Kamala Harris is running for vice-president — in sneakers . Her choice of footwear has greater implications. Why parents don’t kiss in Netflix’s latest animated film Over The Moon is based on the Chinese moon goddess Chang’e, and many have given the animated musical the thumbs up for being culturally authentic. Goldthread speaks to two women producers to learn more about the film’s Asian subtleties. Coping with miscarriage: how one woman dealt with three losses Julie Sajnani-Nandwani suffered three such heartbreaks, and is sharing her experience to help others cope. Separated as infants, reunited by TikTok Two Indonesian twin sisters were separated several weeks after their birth more than 20 years ago. Against all odds, they found each other again . From running cutting-edge global companies to speaking out against sexism and stereotypes, women in Asia are making their voices heard around the world. Here at Lunar, we want to provide a platform to elevate and celebrate these voices, while exploring issues that affect women everywhere. Each week, we’ll bring you a curated selection of news, interviews and features about women, by women and for women. Sign up now!