Diverse images of desirability do, in fact, have the power to provoke a fundamental change in the way others think; and not just about desiring and dating Asian men and black women.
Hi Patrice. You look so badass in your pictures. That’s the first thing my boyfriend Tian Jun ever said to me. The year was 2016. The place: my Tinder inbox. His bio matched the charm and wit of his message and his photos suggested he had good looks, an eclectic social life, and a dope job that required creativity, grit, and ambition. So I messaged Tian Jun back, which led to a casual text exchange, which led to him asking me out, which led to our first date at Butter & Scotch bar and bakery two weeks later. After breezing through standard routine chit-chat, we discovered that neither of us