Why I Write About “Forbidden” Love in China

Forbidden. That’s what someone once called my writing back in 2004 when I started sharing my relationships with Chinese men.

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Double Happiness: A Western Woman Walks Into A Bar

“A Western woman walks into a bar…” sounds like the start of a joke. But instead of coming back with a punchline, a number of Western women came back with Chinese men who they would eventually marry. Featuring stories from Jo Kelly-Bai, Kelly Sandor-Yang, and White Girl in a Chinese-American World.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Six Western Women of the Past who Married Chinese Men

You might call them our “yangxifu grandmothers,” the Western women of the past who paved the way for us to love/marry Chinese men. Here’s my list of six prominent women.

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2011 Blogs by Western Women who Love Chinese Men

My 2011 update of all the blogs by Western women who love Chinese men, including authors, mothers, scholars, translators, teachers and truly unique souls.

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Stuck Between Taiwan and Jun, Published in Matador Life

International love doesn’t come easy, especially between an American woman and Chinese man. I tell my story in this piece, published in Matador.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Books with Chinese Men and Western Women in Love

A list of books with Chinese men and Western women in love, Inspired by the previous question I answered about movies.

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