Frankie Huang was born in Beijing and raised in New Jersey. She is a freelance writer, illustrator, and cultural insight strategist based in Shanghai. Her writing explores feminism, diaspora, and social issues in China. She also writes a daily Twitter column called #PutongWords that explores the embedded culture and hidden meanings within everyday Chinese words.

Last Updated: April 15, 2019



Islamophobia in China

Ian Johnson, Kelly Hammond & more
Roughly 20 million Muslims live in China today; many of them live in the northwest region of Xinjiang, where the government is incarcerating an estimated one million Uighur Muslims. In recent weeks, news reports have emerged of the razing of mosques...