The Asian Beauty Problem. My friend Megan.

The Asian Beauty Problem. My friend Megan.

My pal Megan is, by old-fashioned criteria, gorgeous. Her locks gleams, she tiptoes exactly in danger between svelte and bean-pole skinny with the finesse of a dancer, and she’s that agreed-upon indicator of Tumblr “thinspiration” excellence, the unattainable “thigh space, ” without also attempting.

It really is a positive thing megan is gorgeous, because she’s got become. She Is Chinese.

I want to rephrase: for many that the alleged “model minority” has made gains in academic attainment, earnings degree, or general general public respect in america, we now have done shockingly little to proactively throw away antiquated philosophy on sex and physical attractiveness — the sort of thinking that kept ladies’ legs bound before the very early twentieth century. Continuar lendo The Asian Beauty Problem. My friend Megan.