In Europe, we Asians are too passive. We could be very successful and be at the top of whatever we do, but we don't have a voice. We are very much an ethnic minority who are visible, but quiet. In America, Asians are a bit more vocal and increasingly savvy at getting their point across. Star Trek legend, George Takei is speaks for Asians and gender equality. We have problems in cinema, where Asian women are seen as sex symbols and Asian guys are restricted to geeky roles. There is clearly some room for change as how Asians are portrayed on TV and cinema affects how Asians are perceived in real life.
This article pretty much sums up what we Asians have to put up with. The amount of times I get asked if I'm Chinese, Japanese etc, do I own a restaurant, can I speak some Chinese, do I eat cats and dogs. It gets pretty tiring. It gets very tiring, but if I started asking similar questions to white people, I sure people will get pretty annoyed. Ok so stop asking stupid questions.
Here are a few videos that illustrates this scenario perfectly.