Unformatted text preview: - responded to a cultural concern at the time, saying that Chinese prostitutes carried venereal disease more than white women did- Gold mining was on the decline, Chinese men became domestic servants in white homes, became a threat to white women “purity”- Asian men were seen as sissy Manalansan- Swardspeak- Filipino gay vernacular, helps to create a sense of community- holding hangs in Philippines, and Vietnam is accepted, Western culture is not used to it- Different forms of power, is voice all that important? Is visibility important? Gopinath- talks about and Indian movie where the Indian women become lesbian lovers when their husbands are out having their affairs and at work...
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- Fall '08
- Human sexual behavior, Domestic worker