As an Asian American, the lack of representation in popular shows like this one shakes my already tenuous position in the racial social order. … This is the plight of being Asian American. We exist in an racial triangulation between Black and white, a theory coined by [UCI Political Science] Professor Claire Jean Kim to describe Asian Americans as existing in a third space between Black and white. So in a Regency era “throuple” romance, Asians are seen, but fleetingly. We whisper, but our words are inaudible.

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