Author: AznGrl4WhiteGods

Bullying of Asian Women by Asian Toxic Male Masculinity – a Common Occurrence

I have been noticing that the bullying I receive from many in the Asian online community is a pattern of treatment for many Asian women in general (any Asian woman that has her own opinion that doesn’t fit squarely with the echo chamber that is).  See for instance Chewing the Fat. In this piece, the Asian female author documents and shares some of the online abuse and bullying she receives because she dares to have an opinion that differs from the echo chamber. I applaud her for sharing some of the struggles we all have to face even when we...

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The Socialization of White Superiority is Worldwide – Even in Asian Countries

I talk a lot about the effects of the socialization of the Eurocentric standard of beauty in my blog (see Self-hatred and Structural Forces that Shape us) but I speak primarily from the perspective of an Asian American growing up in the United States. But the social normalization of White Superiority is not just in America but also Asian countries. For instance, in Singapore there is a term called AMDK or Ang Mo Dua Ki. Which according to Quora means: In many Asian countries and even in America, the promotion of skin bleaching products for Asians to appear more White is very common....

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Social Support System for People Like Us

Attraction does not develop in a vacuum, rather culture and society shapes our preferences and the narrative of beauty standard has been on Whites. Social pressure and beauty industries promote that Whiter features = beauty and that has impacts on us. Television and movies with lead roles and magazines with “hottest” actors/musicians mostly being White impact our views of who might be a desirable partner and how we might want to look (blonde hair blue eyes). It influences our very feelings and preferences. In many ways, we are the victim. People like Gina Choe, a former America’s Next Top Model...

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Self-Hate Amplified – Making of Enemies out of Potential Allies?

I have discussed the issue of “self-hate” earlier in my diary, and in that piece I talk about how people like myself, who are socialized, affected and influenced by Eurocentric standards of beauty get labeled as “self haters” when we start preferential White men and amplifying our Whiter traits (I’m half White/Asian but that’s a whole another can of worms). But after my experience with many (not all) members of the online Asian community and just my general experiences with the topic, I think there is actually a larger secondary level of self-hate going on, mostly towards Asian women....

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