Dredge Byung’chu Kang is a PhD/MPH candidate in anthropology and global epidemiology at Emory University in Atlanta, USA. His critical essays have appeared in Gay and Lesbian Quarterly, Asian Studies Review, and Transgender Studies Quarterly. Dredge’s dissertation, “White Asians Wanted: Queer Racialization in Thailand,” argues that middle class Thai gay men are directing their romantic desires toward newly ethno-racialized “white Asians” (light-skinned Asians from developed nations such as Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan or economically powerful Chinese minorities in Southeast Asia).