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13 Asian Dads Who Are the Definition of Masculinity

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It’s no surprise that men haven’t always been on the forefront when we think of parenthood. However, it’s 2018 and it’s time for things to be equal– including parenting. It’s a shame to think that some people out there think that being a good parent could diminish some idea of “masculinity.” Well, here are Asian dads who are the epitome of masculinity and fatherhood.

1. The Ballet Bodybuilder

This bodybuilder father who not only lifts dumbbells, but uplifts his daughter while in a tutu.

I Parented Like a Chinese Dad for a Week and My Kids Do Chores Now

This article was originally published on Fatherly and reposted with permission.

In 2011, author, lawyer, and Chinese American Amy Chua hit the bestseller list with a cri de cœur-cum-manifesto for overbearing parents titled “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” in which she made the case for stringent, results-focused Chinese parenting. Chua walked right up to the line of calling American parents sentimental wimps (even putting a toe over it in some interviews) and a lot of people took it personally. Chua was pilloried in definitely racist, maybe racist, and personal terms across the internet. But her book sold because the idea of “just do it better” resonated naturally on some level. Chua was telling parents to say a thing they’d kept bottled up. She was telling them not to be warm and fuzzy. For me, this notion was antithetical to every instinct. In my house, we talk about feelings. But, starting a few weeks ago, I was rethinking my resistance. My oldest was struggling with disciplinary issues in first grade and I felt like I was lacking the tools to come down hard. I decided to overcompensate. Chua would be my guide.

Vietnamese Dad Humiliated By HR Employee Because of His English Skills Finally Gets a Job

Last month, Seattle resident Emily Huynh tweeted about an incident where an HR director sent a horribly unprofessional email to her father after he applied for a position at that company.

Vietnamese Dad Insulted By Company for His English Gets Apology, Hiring Manager Fired

Nearly 24 hours after Emily Huynh tweeted a racist email from a potential employer to her father, the company has stated that the offending employee has been fired.

BEST UPDATE: HE GOT FIRED YALL!! I LOVE EVERYONE WHO SHARED THIS, LIKED THIS, READ THIS ARTICLE ETC. WE NO LONGER HAVE TO DEAL WITH THIS TRASH❤️😭 pic.twitter.com/tA1PzenuPx