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The model minority myth hides the racist and sexist violence experienced by Asian women

By Jiyoung Lee-An, Instructor, School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, Carleton University
Xiaobei Chen, Professor and Associate Chair Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University
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The invisibility of anti-Asian racism is inextricably connected to the model minority myth, which serves to disguise the violence experienced by Asian American and Asian Canadian women.


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