Asian men and black women dating

Rhea Alexander, a black woman who runs AMBW for Life spoke to that authentic desire, telling Vice: [The Asian man] is a domestic dad, that gentle soul. He understands his own struggle as an Asian man, and his pressure to conform to white standards.

In Asian culture, however, masculinity is generally tied to mental strength, being a provider, and accepting familial responsibility.

Furthermore, Asian boys are taught deference to authority at home. The perceived passivity in Asian men can be interpreted through American eyes as femininity, and the consequences of this manifest in everything from Asian men’s near-exclusive representation as “bottoms” in gay porn, to the bamboo ceiling, a term for Asians’ lack of leadership representation in the workforce.

Black women have been told for years that dating outside of our race is basically the only chance we have to beat the single odds and find a mate.

We battle with the fact that black men are in prison at alarming rates — lessening the dating pool — but we also struggle with the notion that when it comes to attractiveness, we’re at the bottom of the totem pole.

He claims that a quick look at MTV proves that younger people don't draw those lines.