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An inconvenient anger

Sometimes when I’m hit with a microaggression, I have a delayed reaction. Like yesterday. I went to lunch at a French restaurant where there was an open kitchen and as I was sitting down to the table, the chef looked at me and said, “I don’t have any duck.” … 303 more words

Race

Minority interests

I’m super sensitive to perpetuating the silent Asian woman stereotype. So as an Asian American who lives in Denver—a very white place and I’m not talking snow—when I’m in a situation like I found myself in yesterday at a civic engagement event, I speak up to throw my two cents in to the conversation. 674 more words

Race

Korean adoptee milestone

I’m a Korean adoptee who grew up in the Midwest where there were a lot of white people and not that many Asian Americans. This might be why I was routinely asked, “Are you Jackie Chan’s daughter?” 240 more words

Identity

On Asian Masculinity

gayforbatwings:

One topic recently discussed up in the G3S line chat was the pros and cons of existing Asian models of masculinity.

My personal opinion is that that there’s a lack of healthy, empowering models for young Asian to emulate, especially if you’re gay.

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On Asian Masculinity

gayforbatwings:

One topic recently discussed up in the G3S line chat was the pros and cons of existing Asian models of masculinity.

My personal opinion is that that there’s a lack of healthy, empowering models for young Asian to emulate, especially if you’re gay.

416 more words

Race Talk: 'Who's Your Token Asian?'

I’ve always loved those flowchart-style personality quizzes that you see in magazines, so imagine my joy when I stumbled across the most relatable personality quiz ever for girls of Asian descent living in a Western society. 101 more words

Race Talk

Media Portrayals: Stereotypes

Entertainment Media & Stereotypes

It is valuable to consider the ways in which media influence our thoughts and opinions about salient societal themes like gender, economic status, race, sexuality, and cultural ideology, to name just a few. 1,288 more words