|Experts say that much of the sexual misconduct can be traced in part to the rampant perpetuation of stereotypes around Asian women as exotic, hypersexualized and submissive. This results in the perception that Asian Americans are less of a threat and easier to take advantage of.
|Given the historical fetishization of Asian women, it’s nearly impossible to divorce race from the discourse.
|This is the second of a group of articles on the Atlantic Killings targeted towards Asian women in March 2021
|March 17, 2021