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"Sometimes you just get that gut feeling - that vibe." Yale-NUS College humanities scholar Robin Zheng describes fetishisation as "a person's exclusive or near-exclusive preference for sexual intimacy with others belonging to a specific racial group".In contrast to the sexual racism Asian men often face, Asian women are often objectified and sexualised as "dragon ladies" or "geisha girls", according to Hurt, the sociologist.
In the aforementioned OKCupid study, they were the most sought-after matches among men of all races; and Are You Interested, an online dating platform, examined 2.4 million interactions and found that Asian women received the most messages among all ethnic groups. When Christine Wong (not her real name) was single, the 30-something Chinese Canadian found that perceptions of her ethnicity came with certain connotations.Asian Dating (formerly Asian Euro) is the main Asian-focused site for the Cupid Media network.What is unique about this network is that it shares a user database with several dozen other niche dating sites, such as Chinese Love Links, Filipina Heart, Japan Cupid, Singapore Love Links, Thai Love Links, and Vietnam Cupid.It's no surprise that people tend to prefer partners of similar cultural and ethnic backgrounds - studies have shown most men and women often prefer dating someone of their own race.However, Vancouver, in Canada, also happens to be one of the most multicultural cities in the world, and one where the overseas Asian population is among the world's largest.