Asian men on dating
(So do black women, which is one reason why Viola Davis has repeatedly celebrated her protagonist's sexual desirability and prowess.) Short of personally evaluating enough members of a single race to form a statistically significant judgment on their sexual viability, we tend to rely on popular culture to shape popular opinion. The story follows a French soldier who is sent to China where he eventually falls in love with a man disguised as a woman.Certainly, a progressive story for the time period.The line above from the production still rings true, forty years later, at least for many Asian American men.
While there are different theories for the reasoning, the clients I work with all agree with the premise of not being able to fit the hyper-masculine culture perpetuated by Western society.
Women who have no Asian male friends or interactions are limited to societal and media portrayal of Asian men which isn’t flattering.