Hollywood’s White Beauty Norms Keep Male Brown Actors Sidelined, Stereotyped

Hasan Minhaj’s 2019 video — about the impossible standards of beauty brown men are held to in Hollywood — went viral this week.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Nov 25, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.