Emily Yakashiro


Emily is a 23-year-old third-generation, mixed-race Canadian strongly committed to feminism and anti-oppression. She has a background in anti-violence work, and is the founder and editor of The Closet Feminist, a Canadian website focusing on fashion, personal style, and of course feminism which launched in December 2012.

Reading Asian Women Writers: Sky Lee’s Disappearing Moon Cafe

by Emily Yakashiro. For Emily’s previous review, of Hiromi Goto’s A Chorus of Mushrooms, click here. Next, Emily is planning to read and review ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro. For Emily’s previous review, of Hiromi Goto’s A Chorus of Mushrooms, ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro. For Emily’s previous review, of Hiromi Goto’s A Chorus of Mushrooms, click here. Next, Emily is ... [ more ]

Reading Asian Women Writers: Chorus of Mushrooms

by Emily Yakashiro The inspiration for this series came from a perfect storm of realizations. First, I spent my summer obsessing over Anaïs Nin ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro The inspiration for this series came from a perfect storm of ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro The inspiration for this series came from a perfect storm of realizations. First, I spent my ... [ more ]

Feminists in Games Meet in Vancouver

by Emily Yakashiro This past weekend I attended the second annual Feminists in Games conference here in Vancouver. I’m personally not much of a ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro This past weekend I attended the second annual Feminists in Games ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro This past weekend I attended the second annual Feminists in Games conference here in Vancouver. I’m ... [ more ]

My Reality: Racism in Academia, Then and Now

by Emily Yakashiro One year ago I had the privilege of graduating from the University of British Columbia with my Bachelor of Arts. More ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro One year ago I had the privilege of graduating from the ... [ more ]

by Emily Yakashiro One year ago I had the privilege of graduating from the University of British Columbia with ... [ more ]