My marriage to a Chinese man has also educated me about the world of racism, prejudice, and all of those unfortunate stereotypes about Asians.
This past Wednesday, the China Daily just published my op-ed titled Why the Negative Bias Against Chinese Students in America Needs to Stop. Here’s an excerpt: When Chinese students in the US returned to universities in 2017, they began a new semester under a cloud. The Los Angeles Times reported that, in the wake of Trump’s […]
If you happen to be in the less than 4%, you are almost certain to get a question or comment about your interracial relationship.
So, it’s the year of the cock – and in this new Chinese zodiac year, Trump has decided to stick it to Muslims with his immigration ban. I learned this appalling news in a haze, still recovering from the lack of sleep. (Anyone who has ever celebrated Chinese New Year in China knows that the […]
I always used to think you were cool and open-minded. You voted for Obama. You had a terrific downward dog pose. One of your friends was Chinese.
The Southern Poverty Law Center website confirmed my suspicions – that, indeed, a white supremacist website had linked to my interracial love blog.
Stunned and shocked. That about sums up my reaction to the election this past Tuesday. Well, when the United States of America elects a xenophobic, racist, misogynistic, homophobic narcissist (see if you can say that five times fast), I don’t know how else you can feel about it. I don’t normally discuss politics. This isn’t […]
The LA Herald published “Married to Chinamen – White Women Who Accept Mongolian Husbands” in 1892. But hatred, not acceptance, prevails in the piece.
Sarah Burke and Wong Suey Wong were arrested in California in 1883 for pretextual reasons. Americans really didn’t like the fact that they were in love.
3 Lessons I’ve Learned About Modern Racism from Idaho State University’s Bad Behavior Towards My Husband
It was painful witnessing the horrendous damage that Idaho State University inflicted upon my husband — but it also taught me a lot about modern racism.