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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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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ETHN 20 taught by Professor Espiritu during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.
- Fall '08