How to realise you’re not actually attracted to men | Dating While Asian
By Maggie Shui
“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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Watch the first episode of Dating While Asian now ❤️?
Experiencing love (or a fun hoe phase) shouldn’t feel like a privilege.
No more hookups with guys who don’t have bed frames.