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The Weird Sight of Engagement Jewellery Advertisements in Asia That Only Feature White Men

Being Australian born and Asian you just become desensitized to all the racist advertising and media that surrounds you. On television you see the usual Ken Jeong archetypes, delving to the lowest stereotypes for money and laughs. Media rarely featured Asian men and if it it’d be one of those Ken Jeong/William Hung types selling themselves and their communities out. You just eventually accept it, that as an Asian guy, you can only ever be the joke. If you speak out against it, well then you’re going to get the sensitive tag applied on you instantly, for not being able to ‘take a joke’. Hell, even when I went to eat some Vietnamese food once in Australia, I still had to see some stupid logos depicting a slit eyed Asian man with a strawhat.

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