Asian women are often objectified and sexualized, victims of the "Asian fetish" stereotype. The issue is a personal one for Barnard professor Lisa Son who dealt with objectification and racist tropes while she was growing up. "It was my shame. I was the woman who didn't say anything," she says.
Read more about professor Son's story: https://www.northjersey.com/…/asian-women-fetis…/4766637001/
Objectified. Sexualized. That's how some Asian American women feel in dealing with the persistent stereotypes of them as exotic and submissive.