Reblog: Rape Was Rampant During the Vietnam War. Why Doesn’t US History Remember This?

…The main problem with most of those books is the complete lack of Vietnamese voices. The Vietnam War killed more than 58,000 Americans. That’s a lot of people and a lot of heartache. It deserves attention. But it killed several million Vietnamese and severely affected—and I mean severely—the lives of many millions more. That deserves a whole lot more focus. Continue reading Reblog: Rape Was Rampant During the Vietnam War. Why Doesn’t US History Remember This?

恭禧發財 Five Fun Lunar New Year Facts!

The longest dancing dragon is 5,568.46 m (18,269 ft 2.3 in), achieved by The City of Markham, Ontario, Canada, the City of Zhongshan, China and The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association (TCCSA), at the Markham Civic Centre, in Markham, Ontario, Canada, on 30 September 2012. The head of the dragon was made of traditional materials, which included papier-mâché, foam and faux fur (for the beard) and held together by a wire frame. The rest of the dragon’s body and tail were made of waterproof nylon. The width of the dragon’s body was 93 cm (3 ft 0.61 in), the diameter was 157.48 cm (5 ft 2 in) and the dragon stood 182.88 cm (6 ft) from the bottom of each stainless steel pole to the top… Continue reading 恭禧發財 Five Fun Lunar New Year Facts!

K-Pop (케이팝) Exposure & Asian Male Sex Appeal

The men that the fans of K-pop are exposed to are something completely different. In the culture of K-pop, Western women are able to see something beyond the two or three offensive tropes. They see for the first time all types… expressive, creative, muscular, quirky, soulful, tough, &c. It helps that they can all sign and dance too. And you know what? They want to date these men.
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Interview: “Good Chinese Wife” Author Susan Blumberg-Kason

“My biggest fear in publishing this book was promoting the very thing you were concerned about going into it. I talked to my agent and editor about this in length and how I was worried the book might come across as bashing Chinese men. They both said it’s a very personal story about one Asian man and that I wasn’t generalizing. Well, maybe two if you include Japanese Father.” Continue reading Interview: “Good Chinese Wife” Author Susan Blumberg-Kason

(Erotica) Beautiful Train Wreck by PoppyLox

For months now I’ve anticipated this weekly ride as I spend the entire trip gazing upon a Chinese man who works in my building. I wear my sunglasses so I can let my eyes slide over his body without embarrassment, taking in his slim physique, imagining the powerful muscle beneath his suit flexing in the throes of passion. He is unaware of my silent molestation as I admire the perfect shape of his shaved head, imagine kissing the nape of his neck softly as ‘he reads his newspaper. His broad shoulders are always held in perfect posture as he sways with the rocking of the train. Continue reading (Erotica) Beautiful Train Wreck by PoppyLox

In Which I Do a Little Bragging

I sometimes write guest pieces for Jocelyn who runs http://www.speakingofchina.com, easily one of the Internet’s top sites and resources for relationships in China, focusing on non Chinese women with Asian male partners (AMWF / AMXF / AMWW). Well before I started BAP blog last year, I visited her site often, as a balanced and sane island in an otherwise opinion-laden troll-infested ocean.
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