Top 45: Most Handsome Asian and of Asian Descent Men In Hollywood
I was at dinner with several friends the other day. One of my friends, a fellow Asian-American woman, pointed at another Asian woman across the restaurant. Her statements did not surprise me—if anything, I would say that it was a fairly typical conversation. A lack of self-esteem and body positivity are prevalent issues among Asian and Asian-American women, especially in comparison to our white counterparts in the same weight range. An inherent conflict exists between many Western and Eastern beauty standards for self-identifying Asian-American females.
Growing up in Vancouver, WA a predominantly white area , I remember feeling a discomfort toward my features. This adjective was supposedly meant as a compliment, but the meaning of that word is "introduced from another country, not native to the place where found. We are not anchored in the same way, making it easy for us to lose our identities or feel lost trying to navigate the intersection between our cultures.