Can We Talk About Non-Asian People Using The Term "Chink Eyes" Because It's Time
'Cause my eyes sure do look tired. Of your shit.
HEY. You out there. Out there in the Snapchat-Insta-Twitter-FB-sphere. We need to talk.
...About a kind of liberty you take captioning your selfies:
About a kind of impulse to describe the way your eyes look:
About feeling real cute swapping nicknames like:
Y'know, that thing that comes so naturally to some folks when their eyes are squinting or smiling or smizing juuuuust enough for them to exoticize and feel really good doing it:
Because as innocent as non-Asian people might be tempted to play it off, "chink" or "chinky" eyes is a — you guessed it! — derogatory term.
IF YOU JUST CAN'T HELP YOURSELF, DUST OFF YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND CHECK OUT A THESAURUS.
Please. Realize, real eyes, real lies the term "chink eyes" is at worst offensive and at best really fucking boring.
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