Garrett Dee

Duterte’s Detente with China and Its Implications for Taiwan

Rodrigo Duterte, the recently elected president of the Philippines, brought his brazen anti-American rhetoric to its logical conclusion this week with his proclamation before the People’s Congress in Beijing that he would be ending his country’s alliance with the United States and would be switching his partnership to China. What are the implications for Taiwan?... Read More

A Conversation with Front Cover’s James Chen and Jake Choi

Front Cover is a film by Hong Kong director Ray Yeung which tells the story of a Chinese American stylist Ryan Fu and Beijing film star Ning who over the course of preparing for a major photo shoot develop a mutual attraction, forcing both of the men to confront their own buried feelings on race and sexuality at a personal cost. The following piece is based off of conversations New Bloom's Garrett Dee had with the two lead actors... Read More

Interview: Front Cover Director Ray Yeung

Ray Yeung is a director of Hong Kong origin whose films touch upon the lives of queer Asian men and issues related to coming out and cultural expectations. His latest film Front Cover centers around these topics and will be showing next at Angelika Pop-Up in Washington D.C. starting Friday, September 30, 2016. The film will also be showing in Taipei at the Taipei Queer International Film Festival on October 22 and 30... Read More
Garrett Dee

Garrett Dee

Garrett is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin in history and international relations. He is currently studying at the International Chinese Language Program of National Taiwan University, and is focused on issues related to geopolitics, history, racial justice, and queer liberation.