The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Asian American women understand that the alleged murderer of eight people in Atlanta was acting in keeping with a culture filled with racialized and sexualized views of Asian women. Of the people murdered, four women were of Korean descent and two of Chinese heritage. Long sought to eliminate the objects of his sexual temptations, Asian women. In doing so, he drew on the U.
Daylight Attack on 2 Asian Women in San Francisco Increases Fears
Loading 3rd party ad content
In the latest in a disturbing spike in anti-Asian attacks, an Olympic athlete from Orange County was in a park training for the summer games when a man targeted her in an incident that she captured on video. The doormen watched from the lobby as year-old Vilma Kari was repeatedly kicked and stomped, the video showed. Live look at SoCal: Downtown L. Watch Now.
Because I am small and Asian, I am fetishised by some white men
The 11 countries of Southeast Asia include over million people. Despite great linguistic and cultural diversity, the region is characterized by the relatively favorable position of women in comparison with neighboring East or South Asia. Over time, however, the rise of centralized states and the spread of imported philosophies and religions Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity increasingly privileged males and stressed female subordination.
It makes me nervous to write this. I rely on data and interviews with researchers. I took on this new role partly out of anger and sadness, and partly because I found my voice over the course of replying to texts from well-meaning white friends.