Actor Godfrey Gao helped change stereotypes about Asian men in the media. Photo: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Actor Godfrey Gao helped change stereotypes about Asian men in the media. Photo: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP
Actor Godfrey Gao helped change stereotypes about Asian men in the media. Photo: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP
Arthur Tam
Opinion

Opinion

Arthur Tam

How Godfrey Gao paved the way for Marvel’s first Asian superhero Simu Liu, star of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Did Hollywood and white colonialism perpetuate the stereotype of Asian men being unattractive? This author thinks so, and argues Gao helped change the dialogue

Actor Godfrey Gao helped change stereotypes about Asian men in the media. Photo: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Actor Godfrey Gao helped change stereotypes about Asian men in the media. Photo: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP
Actor Godfrey Gao helped change stereotypes about Asian men in the media. Photo: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP
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