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The darkness of his skin becomes insignificant in light of his fame, fortune, and male privilege. She eventually retracts her accusation, but by then Aziz’s life has already been ruined.
Except Ansari’s feminism was never particularly subversive.
There’s no sex education in most South Asian households beyond “Don’t do it until you’re married.” Most of us didn’t grow up seeing our parents kissing and hugging, let alone touching.
Many of us also grew up being told to fear the dominant culture, especially its permissive attitudes towards sex.
I also see a parvenu—a racial outsider who’s trying to make it in white culture.
I understand both the culture he’s coming from and the culture he’s trying to assimilate to, and how juggling these cultures’ competing expectations can be messy.