Almost Half of the Asian Roles on Screen Are Used As ‘Punchlines’ And Embody a Stereotype: Study

Women are fetishized and other characters are used for comic effect, highlighting the “lack of authority that Asians have to be able to tell their own stories.”

written by
Saumya Kalia
Aug 6, 2021
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AuthorSaumya Kalia

Saumya Kalia is an Associate Editor at The Swaddle. Her journalism and writing explore issues of social justice, digital sub-cultures, media ecosystem, literature, and memory as they cut across socio-cultural periods. You can reach her at @Saumya_Kalia.