When I didn't respond, he asked my boyfriend standing right next to me, "What does the lady speak?
" His English wasn't great, his accent heavy, and my boyfriend didn't hear him at first over the buzz, so he tried again, "Japanese?
The first pics of them together in public surfaced this week.
We're told they met through mutual friends over a year ago, but only started hooking up last month ... Monte only told Amber how he felt AFTER he found out she was single.
cl writes of herself, "I'm an Asian American female graduate student who spends a lot of time thinking about math, race, gender, and human relationships." fromthetropics writes of herself, "I am mixed cultured, and always feel in-between -- both here and there, but neither fully here nor there." cl: I was traveling through Europe with my boyfriend over the Christmas holidays.
At the Prague castle, a ticket agent spoke English with my white boyfriend, and then turned and tried his Japanese with me.
Chinese steel production growth remains solid and Australian commodity prices are holding above their average for the last two years." "Australia is taking a bigger share of Chinese iron ore imports, and its material sector is being supported by a combination of a weaker AUD and stable commodity prices.
Australia’s external balance appears structurally stronger." "Private business investment is growing solidly, supported by infrastructure demand, as the mining investment downturn tapers out.
How much of my attraction to him has to do with the fact that being with him represents a climb in social status, or that maybe I'm attractive enough to be with a white guy?
I didn't know how to begin to explain or phrase even to myself what felt so uncomfortable and racist in that interaction, without sounding hollow or oversensitive.
Really, this sort of conversation about race is always difficult to begin.
Amber and Morris are spending almost every day together and, according to our sources ...
This guest post is actually a two-part post by two writers, cl and fromthetropics.
How do I begin to explain to him what oppression is like and why these topics are more than just a "passion" for me, that they are more to me than just a fervored interest?