This is so spot on (see bullet points below I retrieved from a discussion forum on Bay Area Women and their lack of attraction to Asian Men)!
I was originally from the Bay Area (born and raised) and identify with most of these traits. The issue of status, image, tattoos, Hollywood look (especially men who take leads on movies – usually White Men) is critical! I talked about the social influences here:
The discussion board even brings up the topic of our preferences to rather share a top 20% guy (i.e., Hot White Guy) than be with a lower level guy here (usually Asian men). I shared my experiences of this on my tumblr.
Of course the issue of the subconscious effect of avoiding Asian men when dating for purposes of social status and prestige as highlighted in red is literally 1 of the major themes of my diary! Feeling so validated! lol. I’m not the only one that feels the way I do but I must admit I never considered the regional effect!