Of course, dating an Asian girl is very different from dating your typical Nancy or Betty.So, in order to snag yourself a Mulan, I present to you a White Man's Guide to Dating Asian Girls. No, not the disease you can pick up when travelling to certain countries.I'm talking about when Caucasian men develop an acute sexual preference for East Asian women – even becoming a fetish, for some.
“And let’s not forget Hollywood’s global influence”, says Dr Sandy To, who specialises in gender studies at Hong Kong University.But while some gendered biases exist in all interracial dating, few have gained as much notoriety as so-called yellow fever.In parts of the US, such a notion has become so pervasive that last year, Debbie Lum, an American filmmaker of Chinese descent, sought to capture the madness in her documentary “Seeking Asian Female”. You probably know by now that having an Asian girlfriend is a rite of passage for all white men."Date an Asian chick" has become akin to "Go skydiving" or "Live in New York" in the veritable white guy bucket list.“We are largely invisible when it comes to politics and popular culture, yet there's a very palpable urban myth that Asian women make better lovers than other women”, she says.