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The dangerous stereotype and the tired tropes that identify Asian men as undesirable, unsexy, foreign, devoid of sensuality, has become detrimental to that community in the past near-century.So much so that a percentage of the 9 million men Asian American men say they have felt discrimination’s ugly repercussions, including depression, anxiety, issues with self-worth and suicide.Unfortunately, I strongly feel like Asian men are desexualized and emasculated in the media.The media portrays Asian men in another way and it changes perception for Asians, which really sucks.
From Hollywood’s rampant white wash of characters, to speaking up about the lack of Asian faces in TV and films, woke blogs like seem to keep individuals and media enterprises in check.
After over one-hundred years of emasculation, why, in 2017, are we still having these conversations, many Asian Americans asked?
This humiliating narrative has haunted Asian American males for the past century beginning from the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to Yellow Peril in the late 1800’s (that is, that Asians were a terror to white America).
The story follows a French soldier who is sent to China where he eventually falls in love with a man disguised as a woman.
Certainly, a progressive story for the time period.
It has affected me in numerous occasions, especially when I was in high school.