Monolids do not make a person exotic. Fetishization treats us as if our ethnic background makes us exotic, interchangeable dolls, where the most important thing about us is our race. And then we have the other end of the spectrum: fetishization. We get them from Asians and non-Asians alike! They both have eyes that some may consider typical East Asian eyes, but when you look for longer than a second, you can see how different they are in shape. Many Asians are bullied or teased about their eye shape, and made to feel unattractive or ugly because of them.
Kaylee. Age: 27.
There is a long and heartbreaking history to anti-Asian racism in the US, and in the years since Asians specifically the Chinese began immigrating here, the tactics have changed but the racism has not.
Ellis. Age: 27.
See, that’s what the app is perfect for.
Your characters with thin, angular, narrow eyes can be beautiful. They both have eyes that some may consider typical East Asian eyes, but when you look for longer than a second, you can see how different they are in shape. Your characters with small, rounded, prominent eyes can be beautiful! As you can see from above, ALL of these suppositions are false.