Writer Agness Kaku believes the mainstream white culture undermines efforts to combat sexual harassment based on Asian fetish.
Noting how frequently women of Asian descent are subjected to verbal and online harassment, Kaku argues that Asian fetish "thrives on double standards that make light of racial bias against Asians" and states this downplaying leaves women vulnerable to stalking and violence.
I want to be wowed by intelligence and humor rather than muscles. I love to laugh, play video games, watch a WHAT THE HELL GUYS.ACT LIKE THIS IS A FRICKIN JOB INTERVIEW OR SOMETHING IDK.Objects, body parts, clothing and people are all things that can be fetishized.An Asian fetish is distinct from an interracial partnership.In movies, television and media, this stereotypical representation of Asian women is of them being seen as objects rather than humans.
Continuous exhibition of such in mainstream media has led to the idea of the "Asian fetish". Butterfly, the writer David Henry Hwang, using the term "yellow fever", a pun on the disease of the same name, discusses white men with a "fetish" for (east) Asian women.Could this gorgeous German supermodel and her handsome boyfriend Steven (a fashion photographer) make interracial dating between Asian men/non-Asian women a little more “en vogue”?They’ve already landed in a (so hot, she’s listed on the site TV anchor babes) — and also the wife of Eugene Jang, a physical therapist who is quite the looker himself.Racial depersonalization can be especially hurtful to Asian women in situations where being recognized as an individual is important, such as romantic relationships, because a person may feel unloved if they sense they could be replaced by someone with similar qualities.Asian American women report being complimented in ways that imply they are attractive because they are Asian or despite being Asian.Together, they make one stunning AMWF (Asian Male, White Female) couple.