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In an article titled The Unmarriables: Why Black Women and Asian Men Should Date, Lauretta Charlton explores why Black women and Asian men, who seem to be less chosen, should get to choosing each other.
In her exposé, Charlton interviews casting director and star of the web series Model Files Preston Chaunsumlit (whose mother is Filipino and whose father is Chinese Thai) on the subject.
He continues, "Recent statistics have shown that East Asian men are viewed as the least desirable male partners in American society." (In this article, I'll use "Asian" as shorthand for East Asian men, who are Taiwanese, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and so on.) The writer also adds, "The unattractiveness of Asian-American men can be linked to their perceived lack of masculinity.
And although a Black woman was at the center of the Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage between Blacks and Whites in America, Black women seem to be not only less likely to marry non-Black men, but less likely to marry at all.
Years ago, I read that Asian men are also less likely to marry non-Asian women, and are also less likely to be married overall.
According to various studies, millennials certainly see race much differently than every previous generation in the US.Nine out of 10 of them would be fine with people in their circles dating someone outside their race or ethnicity.At Vice, writer Zach Schwartz speaks about discovering this unique dating culture when he joined the Asian Men Black Women Persuasion Facebook group.He writes, "I joined and saw thousands of Asian men and Black women engaging in a rich cultural exchange.In terms of casting, it's harder for Black women to get those jobs and it's hard for Asian men to get those jobs because it's a question of, "Are they considered attractive? " A lot of the times they're only presented in ways in which they're "otherized."Chaunsumlit also believes these trends in the fashion industry (and possibly in overall media) affects society as a whole.