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 are trying to help the community in our own way and express our views. Here are some noteworthy excerpts:
Not surprisingly the abuse she receives is normalized and occurs quite frequently, as summarized here by another user:
And this ladies and gentlemen, is why I wrote a post reflecting how it seems these online toxic Asian masculinity communities are making potential allies into enemies (Self-Hate Amplified – Making of Enemies out of Potential Allies?). If you want a positive support system who helps instead of hates, visit https://www.asianaryanism.com and be involved in our community. 🙂