Men will defend their fetish for Asian women as an innocent preference. It links to a longer, more problematic Western subjugation of Asian women that dates all the way back to the Silk Road. I also called it out in in this viral xoJane essay , this reality television show , this web series, this TV interview , as well as all these videos. So I officially give up on trying to explain why being objectified and dehumanized sucks.
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I groaned as all the signs I had ignored collided like pieces of Tetris and sank deep into my gut. It was a Saturday afternoon and I was sitting in bed browsing through Bumble. I had been on this supposedly classier version of Tinder for about two weeks. As a junior doctor, it is rare that I stay in the same place for more than a couple of years and I was due to move in the next few months — Bumble was just my way of social profiling. Justin was thirty-one and a corporate professional. He was white with curly black hair and grey eyes behind wire-framed glasses.
The uncomfortable racial preferences revealed by online dating
As the days go by, more and more tweets are uncovered, such as her disdain for Asian men, her likening Black people to animals , and even appearing to support White power. As such, the man still feels responsible for doing the bulk of the asking. Ladies, have you ever asked out a guy before?
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Uncomfortable yet? White men: congratulations! Women of every racial background seem to strongly prefer dating you.