Asian dating bay
When I watched the show, I tuned in every week, praying for his survival. Because if he dies off, there goes our sole representation of a strong, brave and sexually competent Asian man on cable TV.
Because it’s contributing to a cycle of racism that flies under the radar.
Because it chips away at my Asian brothers’ sense of self-worth, which has been degraded for no other reason than being Asian.
Because it perpetuates misunderstandings about my own relationship.
That it’s no coincidence we don’t associate Asian men with masculinity and sexual prowess, since they are almost exclusively cast in roles that are limiting and decidedly unsexy? undeserving of the leading role) or archvillains (a.k.a.
It’s been more than 50 years since Mickey Rooney’s portrayal of a pervy, bucktoothed Japanese landlord in ) and still relegated to roles as kung fu masters (a.k.a. mystic and ruthless, and who must be eradicated, usually by a white man).’s Glenn Rhee, played by Korean-American actor Steven Yeun.But when representation of Asian men are so limited, and the American public has so few opportunities to see them in positive roles, what do you think will happen?