How to realise you’re not actually attracted to men | Dating While Asian

“You just always see cute Asian girls with a nerdy white boyfriend. And that's what I wanted to do.”

For the longest time, Eleanor wanted a boyfriend. 

She wanted a guy to take to parties, to post on Instagram and to help her fulfil the image of a cute, dainty Asian girl. But turns out, Eleanor is a straight up lesbian. 

How does compulsory heterosexuality and the fetishisation of Asian women make a lesbian believe she’s hetero?

❤️‍?Dating While Asian is a 5-part docuseries where pan-Asian New Zealanders share their sweet, messy and horny dating stories.

Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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