History Main / AsianHookerStereotype

24th Apr '16 4:37:10 AM AnotherGuy
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* ''Film/DrcontructingHarry'': While the Asian prostitute is an extreme stereotype, her attitude, personality and accent are all purely American, which probably means she's just roleplaying the Trope.

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* ''Film/DrcontructingHarry'': ''Film/DeconstructingHarry'': While the Asian prostitute is an extreme stereotype, her attitude, personality and accent are all purely American, which probably means she's just roleplaying the Trope.
24th Apr '16 4:36:39 AM AnotherGuy
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* ''Film/DrcontructingHarry'': While the Asian prostitute is an extreme stereotype, her attitude, personality and accent are all purely American, which probably means she's just roleplaying the Trope.
26th Dec '15 11:10:05 PM Eievie
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In the Anglosphere, and particularly the USA, one classic stereotype - complete with uncomfortable overtones of sexism and racism - of pan-Asian women is the Asiatic prostitute. This trope is just a stereotype, mind, and it doesn't require someone actually being - or 'believing' that someone is - a prostitute for it to be brought up.

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In the Anglosphere, and particularly the USA, one classic stereotype - -- complete with uncomfortable overtones of sexism and racism - -- of pan-Asian women is the Asiatic prostitute. This trope is just a stereotype, mind, and it doesn't require someone actually being - -- or 'believing' that someone is - -- a prostitute for it to be brought up.



* ...some sort of non-Asian male, then he may believe the trope and think badly of Asian women - [[CondescendingCompassion which can get tricky, in a 'bad' way, if they're courting one]]. Or maybe they just exploit the trope to justify their natural cruelty to their fellow woman.

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* ...some sort of non-Asian male, then he may believe the trope and think badly of Asian women - -- [[CondescendingCompassion which can get tricky, in a 'bad' way, if they're courting one]]. Or maybe they just exploit the trope to justify their natural cruelty to their fellow woman.



** Note that the soundtrack just happen to be about a woman breaking up and getting revenge. [[spoiler:The movie ends with most of the squad getting gunned down by a Vietnamese sniper - [[SamusIsAGirl who is then revealed to be young and female]].]]

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** Note that the soundtrack just happen to be about a woman breaking up and getting revenge. [[spoiler:The movie ends with most of the squad getting gunned down by a Vietnamese sniper - -- [[SamusIsAGirl who is then revealed to be young and female]].]]
27th Jul '15 8:29:38 AM AgProv
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* In ''Webcomic/CestLaVie'', Vietnamese-American Tiffany NGuyen is seen as this by her rival for the affections of Louis, Mona Montrois. It doesn't help that Mona is going through a psychotic episode for which she is later hospitalised after attempting to kill Tiffany.

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* In ''Webcomic/CestLaVie'', Vietnamese-American Tiffany NGuyen Nguyen is seen as this by her rival for the affections of Louis, Mona Montrois. It doesn't help that Mona is going through a psychotic episode for which she is later hospitalised after attempting to kill Tiffany.
27th Jul '15 8:29:11 AM AgProv
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* In ''Webcomic/CestLaVie'', Vietnamese-American Tiffany NGuyen is seen as this by her rival for the affections of Louis, Mona Montrois. It doesn't help that Mona is going through a psychotic episode for which she is later hospitalised after attempting to kill Tiffany.
20th Jul '15 8:12:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Series/TheSopranos'': In the Film-Within-the-Show ''Film/{{Cleaver}}'', Michael's Asian-American fiancée is due to marry him in two days and is initially worried when he goes missing, but all it needs to convince her to forget about him and bang his boss is two tacky come-on lines from Sal. Notable primarily for being a RaceLift, since Adriana was white.
1st Jun '15 1:23:02 PM valar55
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* ...an Asian woman, then things are a probably a bit complicated. She has to deal with the hangups of the other categories and maybe some InternalizedCategorism.

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* ...an Asian woman, then things are a probably a bit complicated. She has to deal with the hangups of the other categories and maybe some InternalizedCategorism.
24th May '15 10:45:28 AM wuggles
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* In ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'', female Asian characters are almost always prostitutes, mail-order brides, or similar.

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* In ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU'', female Asian characters are almost always prostitutes, mail-order brides, {{mail order bride}}s, or similar.
22nd May '15 2:06:57 AM erforce
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* ''FullMetalJacket'' is arguably the TropeCodifier with its infamous line "Me love you long time" (see the page pic). The second half of the movie takes place in Vietnam, yet [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12tce-THLUE the hooker saying this and a few more lines]] still constitute the majority of Vietnamese characters' dialogue.

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* ''FullMetalJacket'' ''Film/FullMetalJacket'' is arguably the TropeCodifier with its infamous line "Me love you long time" (see the page pic). The second half of the movie takes place in Vietnam, yet [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12tce-THLUE the hooker saying this and a few more lines]] still constitute the majority of Vietnamese characters' dialogue.
2nd May '15 10:53:39 PM shamblingdead2
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The trope would appear to have its origins in the 1960s and '70s, in the wake of [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar the height of the USA's military-political intervention in Asia]]. Much of the exposure that US servicemen did have with the locals in Indochina ''was'' with prostitutes, as it had been during the Korean War. That films about the war should depict this, along with the endemic black-market trading and drug use, is no surprise. But films of the time also began to include ethnic-Asian characters in stories set in the USA itself, the influx of Vietnamese refugees perhaps serving to highlight the existence of the USA's Asians where before they had been largely ignored.

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The trope would appear to have its origins in the 1960s and '70s, in the wake of [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar the height of the USA's military-political intervention in Asia]]. Or possibly earlier, with the forced enslavement of Korean, Chinese, and Filipina [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comfort_women "comfort women"]] during the Japanese occupation of World War II.
Much of the exposure that US servicemen did have with the locals in Indochina ''was'' with prostitutes, as it had been during the Korean War. That films about the war should depict this, along with the endemic black-market trading and drug use, is no surprise. But films of the time also began to include ethnic-Asian characters in stories set in the USA itself, the influx of Vietnamese refugees perhaps serving to highlight the existence of the USA's Asians where before they had been largely ignored.
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