My friends always make fun of me for only dating Asian girls.”As an Asian American woman, I found this interesting to hear from my white friend.
“Yellow fever definitely makes it worse since it is creating an image of a foreign mysterious girl despite that they have lived here all their lives.”Zhou also commented on the exaggerated effects of yellow fever on Asian Americans.
However, she remarked that the generational divide may also be the turning point for problems like yellow fever.
… That just blew my mind.”To Safranek, yellow fever seems to feed off a larger problem of overpowering masculinity and its sense of control.
In many cases, socioeconomic achievement across the Asian American population is higher than that of the average American population.