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It’s no coincidence that Asian women are often stereotyped as yielding and sexually adventurous, and it’s no coincidence that one of the most prevalent misconceptions about Asian women is that they have tight vaginas.Yellow fever is dangerous because it strips away the individual identities of Asian women, reducing them to nothing more than an unfair stereotype of their race.He’s white, lives in a predominantly white neighborhood, and went to a predominantly white high school.But in many of his photos, he is accompanied by Asian women.“Yes, he has yellow fever,” my friend confirms.Unfortunately, neither of these answers is correct.Obviously, Asian women are simply not any more docile or submissive than any other ethnicity.No, not the potentially fatal viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes, but rather a preference for Asian women.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.
There is even a Tumblr blog that compiles messages from “creepy white guys with Asian fetishes.” Yellow fever was also depicted in Debbie Lum’s documentary, Seeking Asian Female, which takes a close look at relationships between white men and Asian women.Being Asian means that men compliment me by calling me exotic.Being Asian means that I’m expected to do well in math and become a doctor.Being Asian means that people are surprised I can speak English so well, never mind the fact that I was born and raised in America and can probably speak English better than most Americans.Being Asian means that when I walk down the streets, I am catcalled with “Ni hao ma! ” And that’s why we can’t pretend that yellow fever is nothing more than an innocent preference for straight black hair and almond-shaped eyes. It began when the United States first established a military presence in Asia during World War II. Approximately 200,000 Japanese women were enslaved by Japan as prostitutes and serviced American soldiers after the end of the war under the “Recreation and Amusement Association.” This practice continued through the Korean and Vietnam Wars, with 85 percent of American soldiers reporting having sought a prostitute. Now white men and Asian women meet each other as classmates or colleagues, more or less equals.
That’s because ethnicity is more than just physical appearance.