But in many of his photos, he is accompanied by Asian women.“Yes, he has yellow fever,” my friend confirms.No, not the potentially fatal viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes, but rather a preference for Asian women. cktionary writer Lena Chen on -- I, too, have had my fair share of run-ins with guys afflicted with the so-called "Yellow Fever." Similarly, I have developed a finely-tuned fetish radar. " and then subsequently name your favorite food dish from my hometown? But perhaps unlike many Asian females, I don't believe that non-Asian guys who like Asian women, even those white guys who predominantly date Asian women, are necessarily racist. When I say "Chinese," you say, "from what province?For instance, I know many Asian men that refuse to stick up for Asian women for this reason alone.They view this situation as a betrayal of the utmost degree and their own rational for not supporting Asian women is thus deemed warranted.The term is most commonly ascribed to white men who seem to only ever date Asian women. According to data collected from online dating sites, all men except Asians prefer to romantically pursue Asian women.
He’s white, lives in a predominantly white neighborhood, and went to a predominantly white high school.
Lisa Wong Macabasco joined Hyphen in 2006; she has worked as the magazine's features editor, managing editor, and editor in chief. Berkeley and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and co-founded the National Asian American Student Conference.
She has written for Mother Jones, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Asian Week, Audrey, Filipinas and Color Lines’ Race Wire. She was formerly an editor at Asian Week newspaper and an editor in the marketing department of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In order to speak from your high horse for such a long time without your ass getting sore; you need a saddle.
Others claim that it’s a harmless preference on the basis of physical appearance, no different than a preference for blondes or girls with tattoos.
Unfortunately, neither of these answers is correct.