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I once received 27 tweets — calling me everything from “irrelevant” to “liar” to “coward” to “neglectful gaslighting mother” — in 48 hours, from one person.
I save these messages in a folder on my computer to document the abuse.
And like most of the harassing messages I receive, it came from an Asian man.
The worst scarcity, they believe, is in the dating pool: Asian women who “marry out” are perpetuating the stereotype that Asian men are undesirable.
But this message arrived in August — #Asian August, some were calling it, because of the huge success of Asian-centered films like .
It was a moment when Asian-Americans were celebrating as a community, yet here was a hate message plummeting out of the blue into my inbox.
Whenever I upgrade my laptop, I copy them over, little packets of poison I must keep and carry forever.
I’ve gotten messages like this for more than four years, ever since my first novel — featuring a family with an Asian father and a white mother — was published and my own mixed family became public knowledge.