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If White Men Experienced Racism And Sexism

"Don't be so sensitive."

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What would happen if white men had to face sexist and racist stereotypes on stage?

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It can be so frustrating to be shown repeatedly that you're seen as nothing more than an ugly stereotype.

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Akana tells Buzzfeed, "I have been discouraged by how few POC are on stage at shows. For comedy auditions, there's a ton of objectifying, hyper-sexualized Asian roles that are incredibly infuriating."

But Akana told Buzzfeed she wrote this sketch after facing pushback when she tried to discuss the sexism and racism she has experienced in the comedy community.

With a successful YouTube channel, Akana can write her own material now: "I get to play any role I want... showing myself as a lead has given me opportunities I otherwise wouldn't have."

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