Dating a chinese american man
For instance, I know many Asian men that refuse to stick up for Asian women for this reason alone.They view this situation as a betrayal of the utmost degree and their own rational for not supporting Asian women is thus deemed warranted.In a recently uploaded You Tube video, Lin was asked by fitness activist Kevin Kreider at a Q&A event in Philidelphia this week whether Asian men were stereotypically viewed as being unattractive.In response, the National Basketball Association (NBA) star noted the prejudice he faced both on and off the court as an Asian-American male.So I stumbled across the 2016 ASIAN AMERICAN MAN STUDY which looks at where Asian American men stand in terms of dating choices, stereotypes, racism etc.It is an interesting read if you take the time to check it out because it not only reinforces many issues we in the Asian diaspora know about the plight of Asian American men and more broadly Asian men within the Western and European diaspora, but also highlights some results that have always had question marks around it with many myths and legends being created out of it all ( you will get what I mean as you read through this post). Le’s a sociology professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.Le says that creates what he calls a “cultural penalty” in the dating world.
So naturally, he rebelled.“I didn’t necessarily say to myself, I wouldn’t marry a Korean-American woman, but I definitely thought, there’s no way I am going to marry a women straight from Korea,” he said. You know them: Asian-American men are at best nerdy, at worst, neutered or not masculine enough.
In fact, the most recent figures from 2.4 million users of Facebook dating apps showed a clear skew in preference for women of East Asian descent by men of all racial groups, except, ironically, Asian men.
As a Chinese, single woman in the UK - where I have rarely come across racism – my East Asian friends and I have encountered a fair share of men with telltale signs of yellow fever.
Reflecting on the 2010 NBA draft, Lin described how he scored similarly with rising star John Wall in terms of athleticism, but that it was Wall who was later taken as the number one pick.
"Me and John were the fastest people in the draft, but he was athletic and I was 'deceptively' athletic.