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After he was eliminated, he wondered what effect his ethnicity had."After the fact, I think it worked against me," said Chang, who beat out thousands of applicants to be on the series.Internet forums for Asians are saturated with discussion groups with titles such as "Raise Your Hand if You Love Asian Men!!" A thread on "When the Asian Guy Tries Too Hard" discusses the difficulty some Asian American men have attracting non-Asians -- often considered a successful sign of crossover appeal. Phil Yu, 25, a Korean American, was so angered by misconceptions about Asian Americans that he created a website, which he says receives 50,000 hits a month.American-born Asians are out-marrying more than older generations.Popular culture and sports have introduced more Asian male faces, such as basketball player Yao Ming, baseball player Kazuo Matsui and the actors from the edgy teen movie "Better Luck Tomorrow," which received mainstream distribution from MTV Films.
By 1882, Chinese immigrants were prohibited from entering the U. "The emasculation of the Asian male has a very long history," said Henry Yu, an associate professor at UCLA's Center for Asian American Studies.Wanting to know what the mostly Asian American class considered desirable, professor Darrell Hamamoto asked: What posters are on your bedroom walls?After an uncomfortable silence, Hamamoto got the names he expected -- celebrities such as Brad Pitt.Chang, a Chinese American dentist based in a Dallas suburb, says he's the antithesis of the socially inept Asian typecast.
The 5-foot-11 bachelor with the athletic build was in a fraternity and never had much problem finding dates.With pent-up frustration, it wasn't until he left for New York University as a teenager that he began to develop his forceful poetry delivery.