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Anna Akana Gets Real About Yellow Fever

Anna Akana doesn't always nail it (sometimes I find her a little OTT), but this video does a great job of blending hard truths with spot-on comedy.

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Being a Vancouverite, it feels like the "yellow fever" issue is a source of constant debate. Anti-Chinese racism is rampant, and at the same time so is the fetishization of the "slim, subservient" Asian girl.

It's not great (but Vancouver's pretty great in general! Not bashing Van all the time, i swear), and I hope we can at least admit that there's a difference between liking dark hair or a certain color of dress, and believing that an entire race of women will wash your back and treat you like a king.

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