10 Annoying Things Asian Girls Experience

In any group that you can be categorized into, whether it be race, gender, sexual orientation, people have experienced stereotypes, prejudices, and all around annoying things.  Asian girls are no exception to this rule, so I have decided to speak up about them.  I have personally experienced all of these so I can attest to their credibility. I...

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Keep Your Asian Fetish and Yellow Fever Away From Me

Google “Asian Women” and you will be provided with a smorgasbord of pictures, videos, and dating sites specifically targeted at guys with an Asian fetish. What is it about us that is so alluring? I had an idea but I searched the internet to find out what the masses had to say. After a couple hours of disturbing images, funny memes...

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Growing Up Fat in a Skinny Asian World

When you’re a child, all you want to be is like everyone else. You feel the pressure to fit in and be cool. You don’t want to be noticed for being different. As a little Asian girl, you feel the added societal pressure of being skinny and beautiful.  Growing up, I was not “like everyone else” or “beautiful”. I...

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It’s an Accent! Not Your Excuse to be Rude

“I’m sorry?” the cashier says, clearly annoyed, for what seems like the hundredth time. The agitation on her face is obvious as two Chinese women try to explain their problem in heavily accented English. “THIS. IS. NOT. ON. SALE.” she yells at them loudly and slowly as if they were mentally handicapped, while rolling...

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Asian Beauty “Standards”

A standard is an “average” or “norm” or “common factor”. Yet, ironically, when ever we talk about standards in terms of beauty, we inflate them to the point of impossibility. Sure we call them “high” but high is at least attainable. Beauty standards around the world have become unrealistic for the...

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The Burden Called Grief

It’s been five years. Depending on who you ask, five years can be a short or long period of time. In your early twenties, five years is a lifetime. In the last five years so much has changed and happened. I have graduated from college, traveled parts of the world, quit a job, wrote a blog, started another blog, and I’ve grown up. One...

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