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She says dating is more all-around difficult for Asian men.
Chen says her Asian clients looking for non-Asian partners sometimes think of Asian men as "nerdy" and "less engaging." When people are specifically seeking white partners, it's hard to say that the skepticism some people of color feel toward interracial relationships is misplaced.
I felt like I was sort of “upgrading” in a way by moving away from my heritage. Adam and I have been dating for over a year, and I’ve learned that we are very much alike.
I felt proud that I was more white-washed than all my other Asian friends. Although we grew up with some very different traditions (my Chinese/Vietnamese heritage and his Canadian/Jewish heritage), we pretty much went through the same circumstances as Canadian children.
She concludes that the people who troll her are often dealing with their own identity crises and feelings of hurt.
While she specifically focuses on white men and Asian women in this documentary, anyone who's ever been in an interracial relationship can attest to the complications it can bring.
We live in a society where white supremacy and systemic racism are norms, and people of color — especially men — are often demonized and looked down upon.
One of the experts Tran talks to is Katie Chen of Two Asian Matchmakers.
After Tran, who is Asian, faced a wave of backlash for having a white partner, she made a documentary exploring the judgment Asian women face for dating white men.
The 40-minute piece, which was created in partnership with You Tube's Creators for Change program, tells us a ton about interracial relationships.