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Asian People, Which Stereotypes Are You Sick Of Hearing?

By Morgan Sloss,


It's no secret that Asian Americans face ignorant and uninformed stereotypes every day in this country.
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So we wanna know: which stereotypes are you tired of hearing?
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Maybe you can't stand the "model minority" myth because it lumps so many different groups together and ignores your lived experience. Your parents never had prestigious, white-collar jobs, and it frustrated you that society seemed to think all Asians were doing well while your family struggled.
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Perhaps you hate that Asians are often portrayed as nerds in TV/movies. You were never into academics, and it always bothered you that your teachers and classmates assumed you'd be a total genius.
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Or maybe you're sooo over the stereotype that Asian women are bad drivers. It's just stupid to make such a big generalization like that.
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Whatever it is, we want to know. Asian Americans, which stereotypes are sick of hearing and why? Share your thoughts in this anonymous form or in the comments below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.

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