Belinda Cai is a writer and content creator. Graduating from the University of Southern California, Belinda has an M.S. degree in journalism & communications. She currently works as the communications coordinator at human rights nonprofit, Bet Tzedek, which specializes in in homelessness prevention, protecting undocumented immigrants, transgender rights, workers’ rights, tenants’ rights, elder abuse prevention, Holocaust survivor reparations, conservatorships, assisting small businesses and more.
Belinda previously worked for Emmy-nominated producer Kay Sumner on the Dog Whisperer HQ web rebrand, serving as editor-in-chief of the website. She has worked as a documentary assistant on two productions, one about the opioid epidemic and the other about former Trump supporters. Belinda has contributed to well-known media outlets like VICE and Bitch Media, and has also worked for NPR Member Station WVXU. She was a regular contributor for Swipe Life, Tinder’s relationship blog; an excerpt of her writing for Swipe Life was featured in The New York Times. Belinda was also a contributor for The Good Trade and CityBeat, and was an assistant editor for Cincy Magazine.
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-Published in AAPI zine, “Till I Gain Control Again,” benefitting the Asian Defense Fund. (May 2021)
-Dream pop music project on Spotify +all streaming (and Bandcamp). (current)
–Music videos for music project. (ongoing)
-Guest on podcast, Just Mental Health. (January 2021)
-Starred in Netflix show, 100 Humans. (March 2020)
-Published in Caldera Mag issue 005. (January 2020)
-Poetry chapbook, novocaine. (June 2018)
-Memoir chapbook, Existing In Between. (March 2018)
-Featured in viral AJ+ video about model minorities. (2017)
-Lead editor for INHAILER and host of 1-hour live radio show M-F, Brat Chat. (2017)
-Collection of poems “Girl Who’s Been Hurt” published for ENTROPY Magazine. (2017)
-Poem “Glowing Dust” published in issue 14 of REALITY HANDS. (2017)
–Independent podcast series about the sociocultural aspects of crying. (2016)
–Short documentary about zines and DIY culture. (2015)