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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Why Wasn’t it Me Who Died that Day?

When memories of my brother Dan stream through my head, I become instantly more aware of them. It’s like seeing someone you know in a crowd of people. They stick out to you as if they are somehow lit up. The recognition is immediate and forceful, yet subtle enough you don’t even realize it is happening. Today my thoughts bounce from a joke my...

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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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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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