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Does he like me because I’m Asian or despite it?

Does he like me because I’m Asian or despite it?

“I wish I could say that I’m just particularly unlucky when it comes to men. Unfortunately, far too many Asian American women have similar tales of misfortune to share. Dating is hard for everybody, no matter who you are. Dating is even harder when navigating the modern-day manifestations of imperialism at the intersection of race and gender.”

One year after the Atlanta spa shootings, not much has changed for Asian Americans

March 16, 2022 marked the one year anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings that took the life of six Asian American women. Though it incited a surge in support for the Asian American community and awareness of the racism and hypersexualization that Asians face — Asian American women in particular, these are long-standing structural issues that are not going away anytime soon.