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www.cnn.com: The desexualization of the Asian American male

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I always knew that, as an Asian American man growing up in the United States, I wasn’t as desirable or “American” as my peers.

Asian American men, however, have never fit this mold.

The quote deeply resonated with me because it put into words what I had felt as an Asian American man.

Credit: Andrew KungMy favorite photos from the series are of Jeffrey, a drag artist in LA who must contend with the stereotypes faced by both Asian American men (being desexualized) and Asian American women (being fetishized).

It is a hopeful reminder that we’re getting closer to representing all pockets and facets of the Asian American experience.

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