- A video posted by TikTok user Candilicious on Saturday about her recent encounter with an expatriate in Singapore has amassed over 102,000 views.
- In the video, Candilicious shares that the man told her he exclusively dates Singaporean women and other women of Southeast Asian descent.
- “Back home he rates himself a 7.5, and in Singapore, he rates himself a 9," she also shares in the video.
- Candilicious, who makes videos about dating and living in Singapore, ends her video by saying, "I don't know what you Singaporean ladies are doing, but you could do so much better."
- Some commenters agreed with Candilicious, with one user writing, “Plot twist: he’s just full of himself,” and another saying, “Yep, this is why I RUN when I see ‘em.”
A video of a woman sharing her recent encounter with an expatriate in Singapore who exclusively dates Southeast Asian women has gone viral on TikTok.
TikTok user Candilicious uploaded the video on Saturday to recall what the man said after she asked him about what it is like dating as an expatriate in Singapore.
- Michael John Allen, 40, is facing hate crime and assault charges after allegedly attacking three Asian women in two separate incidents in downtown Seattle on July 11.
- During the first alleged attack, which occurred in the 500 block of Olive Way, Allen reportedly hit a woman in the back of her head while yelling expletives at her.
- The second alleged attack, which occurred moments later, took place in the area of Third Avenue and Union Street and involved two Chinese women who were reportedly told by Allen to “Go back to China!”
- Allen then punched one of the women in the left shoulder, as per charging documents.
- The Seattle man, who has no previous felonies, was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
A man is facing hate crime and assault charges after allegedly attacking multiple Asian women in downtown Seattle last week.
Michael John Allen, 40, was charged with fourth-degree assault for hitting one of the women in the back of her head while yelling expletives at her in the 500 block of Olive Way on July 11, according to King County prosecutors.
‘I am not the beauty standard’: Tearful Kiwi woman pleads for white men to stop making racist comments
- A woman from New Zealand posted a video to TikTok on Sunday in which she tearfully pleads for “white men” to stop directing racist comments towards her as a “brown girl.”
- The woman explains that when she goes out, white men often refer to her as “undesirable” for being a “brown girl.”
- She then asks that white men be more respectful and open minded, and to call out their friends when they make racist and disrespectful comments.
- The woman describes her experiences as dehumanizing, outlining the difficulty in getting white men to see that she is “more than just the color of my skin.”
A TikTok user from New Zealand tearfully asks that “white men” be more open-minded and respectful as she has faced several instances of racial comments as a “brown girl.”
Nilani, whose TikTok handle is @niiilaniii, uploaded a video on Sunday to the video platform where she tearfully explains the racism she experienced the past few times she has gone out.
Costco’s typical shopper is a 39-year-old Asian American woman earning over $125K a year, report says
If you know a 39-year-old Asian American woman who makes more than $125,000 annually, chances are she shops at Costco.
Who said so: The portrait of the retail giant’s typical shopper comes from Numerator, a Chicago-based market intelligence firm focused on omnichannel marketing, merchandising and sales data. The company says it “wakes up every day looking to provide brands and retailers with the most complete view of the modern consumer.”
Those shopping for Asian artwork on Etsy may have instead found themselves staring at photos of topless Asian women, according to an investigation by The Verge, which first reported on the incident.
The issue was brought to light by an Asian American artist on Twitter, whose identity remains undisclosed due to harassment concerns.
Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are solely those of the author.
Last Tuesday, Robert Aaron Long shot and killed eight people at Asian-owned massage spas. Six of his victims were Asian women. Long blamed his killing spree on a “sex addiction,” rather than racial motivation. But the shooter’s targeting of Asian-owned massage spas, where predominantly Asian women work, makes it unlikely that race had nothing to do with the tragic attacks.
Vivian Chan is the co-founder of East Meets Dress, a contemporary fashion startup that serves thousands of brides each year and allows Asian Americans to celebrate their heritage without compromising style. Despite revolutionizing the wedding world and having the revenue to show for it, Chan didn’t feel like a success at the time.
Like many women in the workforce, Chan felt that she was suffering from “imposter syndrome.” The original term “imposter phenomenon” was first explored in a study about high-achieving women by psychologists Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne Imes in 1978.
Asian Americans recorded the highest jobless rates among U.S. women in the last six months of 2020, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show.
The country lost a net total of 140,000 jobs in December, the first month of job loss since employment opportunities resumed last May.
This article was originally published on Medium and reposted with permission. The article was inspired by Vietnamese Women’s Day, which falls on October 20.
For 30 years of my life, I have always had very low self-esteem. I usually criticized myself for everything that happened around my life — from my family, my relationship, and my company. I don’t feel that I’m pretty enough, or talented enough, or nice enough!
When someone goes into a salon to get their makeup, hair, eyelashes, or other services done, it’s only right they’re expecting to come out feeling pampered and glamorous. Unfortunately in a society where western beauty is idolized and considered the norm, Asian clients sometimes encounter stylists who aren’t as well-versed in our features, or even worse, are just downright ignorant.
Here are some cringe-worthy experiences:
We all know an ABG, are a full or part-time ABG, or have ABG tendencies. No, not medical terminology, ABGs are Asian baby girls or Asian baby gangsters.
Back when AIM was still our preferred mode of communication, their screen names were something along the lines of “xAznbbygirlx”. Give or take a few Xs, the Z and S were interchangeable.