Questionable Vietnamese Masculinity in Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam

Luke Nguyen represents an image of masculinity that refuses to fit within the mold of standard archetypes of Western manhood. He constantly performs a mediated form of masculinity, fluctuating between exaggerated extremes with a kind of self-aware humor that both reveals and mocks the hidden precepts of what it means to be “a man.”

Understanding the Asian Fetish Through the Colonial Logic of Pornography (NSFW)

The Asian fetish is epitomized in porn, which promises that Asian women want white men to want them, that they want to please white men, and that they prefer to be (culturally, sexually) dominated.