Pregnant women often say they get a lot of smiles. But, of course, it does happen. The pregnant form has been worshipped by societies for millennia, be it via fertility goddesses or simply treating women who are expecting with the adoration often reserved for kings and queens. But that was mainly due to the fact that women can carry and deliver children, and thus prolong the bloodline.
Racial fetishism involves fetishizing a person or culture belonging to a race or ethnic group. Homi K. Racial fetishism involves contradictory belief systems where the 'other' is both demonized and idolized. Feminist writer Anne McClintock is interested in opening up the discourse of fetishism to stray away from the phallus and the scene of castration.
An Asian fetish is an obsession with or objectification of Asian people, culture, or things of Asian origin by those of non-Asian descent, especially when it is related to stereotyping. It applies to the enthusiasms experienced by some non-Asian people for such things as Asian cinema ,  tattoos made up of Chinese characters  or the adoption of Asian children, especially to the exclusion or diminishment of other cultures. Non-Asian men who predominantly or exclusively date Asian women are referred to as "men with an Asian fetish" by some Asian-American women. Asian fetish is a slang expression derived from sexual fetishism , which in medical terms is a sexual fixation on a nonliving object or nongenital body part. An Asian fetish is distinct from an interracial partnership.
Jump to navigation. Subscribe today! This perception of our bodies had been news to me some 15 years ago, when I visited a friend at his MIT frat house. His fratmates—adhering in every way to the MIT stereotype brainy, gadget-driven, perhaps involuntarily celibate —proceeded to inform me of all the ways Asian women were desirable.