Torrey Pines Rd. We examined the prevalence of three domains of sexual behaviors among young Asian-American women: sexual experiences, safer sex practices, and potential HIV risk behaviors. We also investigated the impact of gender power control on these domains. The application of the Theory of Gender and Power should be employed with prudence when designing HIV interventions for this population. Asian-American women are emerging as a group newly vulnerable to HIV infection. Accordingly, this study aims to investigate the relationship between gender power control and a range of sexual behaviors associated with increased HIV risk among young Asian-American women.
‘Asian Girls Are Tighter’: Dispelling the Myth of Vagina Size
Top collage: Marta Parszeniew. I once asked my first boyfriend what his friends thought about me. Apparently they were amused that he was dating a Chinese girl, and teased him about "riding her like a Kawasaki. Growing up in New Zealand, I often grappled with being different. I never believed in Santa and rice was my go-to starch. By my late teens, I realised that being Chinese also gave me a typecast sexual identity: bashful, privately kinky, and rumoured to be in possession of an extra snug, sideways vagina. I first heard murmurings about "yellow fever" at university.
Dispelling the Myth that Asian Vaginas are Tighter
From perennially perky breasts to smooth, hairless legs, womanhood has been constantly sexualized and subjected to unrealistic standards. However, none have been as harmful, or as unexplored, as the expectation of having a tight vagina. Tight vaginas are prized in almost every society and culture that has roots in patriarchy. And this stereotype appears to heavily affect Asian women in particular.
An Asian fetish is a strong sexual or romantic preference for persons of Asian descent, especially East or Southeast Asian descent and to some extent South Asian descent. The fetishization of East Asians by people of other ethnicities is sometimes described by the derogatory term yellow fever. Asian women are often stereotyped as being subservient, passive, and quiet. This portrayal persists today, along with the idea of Asian women—and, to a lesser extent, men—being exotic and submissive. In the afterword to the play M.