The article came about after the meteoric rise of /r/hapas – a forum that exposed the angst of many half-Asians who were raised by racist, anti-social white men (many of whom had behavior patterns – e.g., racism and entitlement – unappealing to white women, and were marrying Asian women as a submissive, anti-feminist replacement), yet had to endure racism from White society (and many complicit people of Asian heritage as well).