Asian american women dating
My dad is of mixed European ancestry and self-identifies as White, and my mom is half Puerto Rican and half Italian and identifies as multi-racial (however, she acknowledges that she can oftentimes pass for White and as such does benefit from White privilege).
I grew up in a predominantly White area and was one of the only Asian American students for the entirety of my grammar and high school career.
My name is Tim and I recently saw a Youtube video you had posted wherein you interviewed Asian men and Black American women in NYC about their thoughts regarding interracial dating and marriage.
From there I found your other video to which I am responding.
For two years I turned down other boys in the hope Lyle would see the light. To this day he probably doesn't know I had been waiting for him to ask me out.
In my senior year I gave up on him and began dating a caucasian boy who had been asking me out since sophomore year. At our ten-year reunion I was flabbergasted to hear him recall, "You always did have a thing for blond guys!
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.
I am a 32 year old Korean American man who was adopted from South Korea when I was nine months old.
During and after college, I have maintained a diverse group of friends and have had the good fortune to travel to various places in Asia including a two year stint in Korea and Taiwan, as well as less extensive periods in Hong Kong, Japan, and mainland China.
Moreover, I have dated both intra- and inter-racially (with Black women among others) and was most recently in a 3 year relationship with a Black American woman (who self-identified as such).
First, I would just like to commend you for the outstanding work you have done and thank you for navigating these issues of race in the way that you do.
It is never easy to tackle since everyone’s feelings and opinions regarding their own background as well as the backgrounds of others oftentimes vary greatly; however, your honest engagement and down-to-earth personality make all the difference.