Jackie Luo

286 days ago

The Harmful Trope of the ‘Hairstreak Asian’


Imagine a badass Asian girl. Is she wearing a leather jacket? Does she drive a motorcycle? Is her hair dyed? If so, then congrats! You have succeeded in picturing a “Hairstreak Asian,” a new type of stereotypical Asian girl that paints her as rebellious, edgy, and yet poorly fleshed out.