Ever heard of yellow fever? 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. Naturally, there are dating websites aplenty dedicated to 'serving' those men who have yellow fever, where the average East Asian women is increasingly being perceived as a desirable partner. In fact, the most recent figures from 2. As a Chinese, single woman in the UK - where I have rarely come across racism — my East Asian friends and I have encountered a fair share of men with telltale signs of yellow fever.
Stereotypes are an unfortunate fact of human life, I'm afraid. We've all got them about other people, and they have them about us. However, I don't think they should be discounted because most of them have their source in some obscure truth. My name is Jefferson O'Shea. A young Irishman living in the City of Ottawa, Ontario. I don't like Canada, to tell you the truth.
The topics I covered ran the gamut from food, to culture, to even local legends and folklore. What all my pieces had in common was that they were from my first-person perspective. Louise was and continues to be a white American man, Brandy was a brown, black, and white American cat. Writing on the Internet is a fraught place for anyone.
The committing of a hidden life event to the written word. I used to wonder if my reluctance was driven by shame, or simply my incredulity at what took place all those years ago. Now, I think that it is those things mostly, but also a hell of a lot more. Over the last few years, particularly in the recent crosswinds of our racial and cultural political climate, this life event bubbled to the surface of my memory, never quite boiling over.