By Bridget Read
The disturbing rise in anti-Asian racist incidents across the United States in the past year has particularly impacted Asian and Asian American women, according to new data from reporting forum Stop AAPI Hate. Researchers collected reports of 3,800 incidents between March 2020 and February 2021, including verbal attacks, vandalism, and physical assaults. Of the people who sent their experiences to the forum, nearly 70 percent were women; women reported hate incidents 2.3 times more than men.
The data was released yesterday, in the hours before a white gunman entered three massage parlors in the Atlanta area and murdered eight people, six of