Responding to “The Rise of the Asian American Female Troll

Hi. Thanks for your post and thoughts. I’m curious about your conclusion that a statement is not racist so long as it’s delivered (or claimed to be delivered) in a humorous and ironic fashion. I don’t believe Suey Park articulated a cogent theory behind her feeling that the statements were racist, but I don’t believe the analysis ends there for there may be other reasons to consider. Continue reading Responding to “The Rise of the Asian American Female Troll

‘Asian Penis’ Dominates Top 5 Non Sex Posts of 2015

Silence by Asian men was considered tacit agreement, an acquiescence to truth behind the racially motivated bigotry. This was error, and in my observation, caused largely by the cultural differences in masculine virtue. Boastfulness and immodesty are inconsistent with traditional notions of the ideal man in many Asian cultures.

As my mother taught me, a decent and “real man” does the right thing because it is right and seeking personal attention or notoriety is distasteful. The ideal man acts, while the lesser man talks about acting. Living in the U.S. and bridging the cultural divide is difficult, especially when another common ideal is family harmony and representing one’s house with dignity. This is something I continue to struggle with and no one in my family knows… Continue reading ‘Asian Penis’ Dominates Top 5 Non Sex Posts of 2015

Reblog: 7 Things My Biracial Sons Will Be Asked Because They Look More Asian Than White

Originally posted on subversive mommy:
My biracial sons are turning out to be quite Asian looking. I can’t help but wonder what life would be like for them had they looked more white, like their dad. I won’t lie and say, while these babies were growing in my belly, that I hadn’t hoped that they… Continue reading Reblog: 7 Things My Biracial Sons Will Be Asked Because They Look More Asian Than White