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cktionary writer Lena Chen on -- I, too, have had my fair share of run-ins with guys afflicted with the so-called "Yellow Fever." Similarly, I have developed a finely-tuned fetish radar. " and then subsequently name your favorite food dish from my hometown? But perhaps unlike many Asian females, I don't believe that non-Asian guys who like Asian women, even those white guys who predominantly date Asian women, are necessarily racist. When I say "Chinese," you say, "from what province?
The problem I see is that this constant espousal of the stereotype of men who like Asian women oversimplifies complicated race, gender and sexual politics, and actually the dating prospects of Asian females and non-Asian males alike.
It's Tuesday night in a nondescript bar and a speed dating session is currently underway.
Inside the dimly lit room, a group of well-dressed men have turned up to try their luck at walking away with a new connection or two.
There is a world of difference between the old, ignorant fetishist and the average guy I've met who dates Asian women.
In the areas of California where I grew up, where Asians range from 20 to 50% of the student population, a college-age male would have to make an active effort to exclude Asian females from their dating pool. But by constantly projecting this idea that men who specifically like Asian women are creepers, we risk making otherwise decent, respectable guys avoid dating Asian girls for fear of being labeled a creeper -- .