For others, they make it work anyways. Often, this pairing is seen as a fetish for some and a normal relationship with a label for others. Wong Fu Productions briefly touched on these social issues beautifully in their skit, Yellow Fever Kevin Kreider, Korean-American adoptee, bodybuilding champion, fitness trainer, model, speaker, and life coach, revealed how he learned this the hard way in his TedX talk. Later on, he started dating women of all ethnicities, including Asians.
I’m An Asian Woman And I Refuse To Be Fetishized
When Asian Women Are Harassed for Marrying Non-Asian Men
There are many myths and stereotypes when it comes to dating asian guys. Some are completely outlandish and some are, well, a little more spot on. Multiple articles and studies discuss how cultural stereotypes of Asian men may make them less attractive to women of all races, including Asians. According to the U. This frustration is not being taken lightly. On another website, one Asian male expresses:
Asian cultural fetish refers to an obsession with Asian countries, traditional cultures, celebrities, pop cultures animations, music, etc , and products by people of non-Asian descent. A related term is Asiaphile. Asian sexual fetish refers to non-Asian people with an exclusive sexual preference for Asian people. Specifically, the term usually refers to White men with an exclusive sexual preference for Asian women.
It was somewhat of a non sequitur from the conversation. He proceeded to give me a knowing look before launching into a monologue about his ever-enlightening travel experiences and exes overseas. He grins at me.