His surname means “Gold City” in both Chinese and Japanese.
When I point out that it’s discriminatory — no, to exclude an entire race from your dating preferences, they shrug as if it’s something that just can’t be helped. Especially because I’m an Asian woman who happens to be dating a white guy.
In 21st terms, that means I’ve vanquished what lingering reservations about online dating I had left and dived head-on into the worlds of Matches and Ok Cupids and swipe apps.
As someone with a history of dating people I’ve known as friends first, throwing myself into the realm of wooing total strangers at the tender age of 34 is… Like any film lover, I often turn to movies as both a source of comfort and a way to help make sense of the world.
He transferred to the Taipei American School, during which he began doing television commercials.
At 15 he was recruited as a pop singer and eventually landed a contract with EMI Music Group.