A rice queen is a white guy, usually a white guy, who likes Asian men.
What does RQ stand for?
RQ stands for Rice Queen
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We have 5 other meanings of RQ in our Acronym Attic
- Renaissance Quarterly (journal, Renaissance Society of America)
- Reportable Quantity
- Representation Quality
- Reputation Quotient (Harris Interactive)
- Research Quotient (metric)
- Resortes Quiché (Guatemala)
- Respiratory Quotient
- Right Quick
- Risk Quotient
- Rocket Queen (Guns N' Roses song)
- Rose Quarter (Portland)
- Rune Quest (gaming, Diablo 2)
- Ruta Quetzal
- Real-Time Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
- Reportable Quantity of Hazardous Chemical Releasees per Ten Million Barrels of Crude Distilled
- Reaction Quake 3 (gaming)
- Raising Quality and Achievement (academic achievement scheme; UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
From here, the date goes down one of three paths: the "adjusted guy," who's just making conversation and wants to know more about me--a very rare find; the "rice queen," who especially seeks out Asians and needs confirmation that he's got one; or the "minute rice queen," who doesn't generally like Asians, seems disappointed with my answer, and must decide whether to make an exception in my case.
Rice Queen vessel in 1960 that marked the cooperative's integration into the shipping industry.
Star player: At least five new queer-related works: Chic and Sassy: The Higher the Hair, The Closer to God, the tale of two "fresh-faced Texas trailer-park drag queens" who enter a play-writing contest; a pairing of new one-act plays by Christopher Shinn (Sleepers) and David Greenspan (Five Frozen Embryos); Sticky Rice Queen, touted as addressing Asian identity crises in the gay world; and the irresistibly titled It's Not My Fault, It Was on Fire When I Got There, a comedy revolving round a Midwestern lesbian commitment ceremony.
I commend you for running Jim Nawrocki's excellent essay, "Rice queens and the men who love them," (March-April, 2002): It is hoped that this essay will help elevate the discussion beyond the usual Asian Study's vilification of all rice queens, or the exclusive gay male PAPI [Philippine, Asian, Pacific Island] groups who often portray rice queens as the sole source of their problems with stereotyping.
Among those who freely use the expression--which is far from politically correct and is offensive to many ears--to be labeled a rice queen can be either a slam or a badge of pride, depending on the context.