This thesis addresses the many forms of racism that are found in three apps that are popular in New Zealand, namely Grindr, Jack’d, and Blued, through the experience of gay Asian migrants. It also seeks to understand how these apps and the issues they have created affect gay Asian migrants’ representation online, their sense of sexual belonging, and their overall social position in the local gay community.


Creator | Kaihanga
Xie Quin Lim
Year of Creation | Tau
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Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
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been peer reviewed by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Lim, X. (2019). Gay Asian Migrants and the Problem of Desirability: Racism and Sexuality on Gay Mobile Dating Apps. University of Auckland Research Repository.

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