In popular gay Asian colloquialism, there lies the cultural notion that desires revolve around two specific racial choices – rice or potato?
This divide seemed commonplace, even manifesting itself within a speed dating event in Sydney.
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When I brought up the topic of gay Asian men who were only interested in pursuing white men, Jason felt as though it’s a form of ‘self- hate’ to which Micheal agreed. find Asian people lesser than white guys,” he said. As Eric continued to talk, he revealed how he became more comfortable with his cultural heritage growing up.At the event, we were given 12 dates at five minutes each and no one was allowed to talk about work.Interestingly a lot of the people I came across were open to everyone in terms of race when I asked them.Jason also felt that other Asian men were culturally more family orientated and more open to monogamy and dating, whereas western guys appeared to be focused on sex.Eric, another person in the same conversation mentioned that he’s had contradictory experiences.