- n. informal, often pejorative Playing the role of, or casting someone in the role of, someone of different race or ethnicity
- race + bending, following the pattern of genderbending. (Wiktionary)
“So racebending is now seriously in the big time. here's a write up of a recent speaking engagement at the MIT Futures of Entertainment conference.”
“If anything, this is just supporting the "racebending" statement further, because it shows the production company doesn't care enough about their Asian actors to give them a credible, named role other than "Earthbending Boy" which sounds more like a cameo than someone essential to the plot.”
“- The Chinese letters going to be used are CONFIRMED to be just scribbles that have no meaning whatsoever.racebending. com”
“I'm posting my response up-front, cause it goes off into queer cinema and my own stake in it, and I don't want to turn this thread away from the racebending issue and onto ... well ... me.”
“Forget airbending, the fans said; this is racebending ... posted by Hal Duncan | 4: 41 PM”
“I'm all for the diversity the racebending of the movie is trying to bring.”
“In this episode, David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Adam Quigley discuss their favorite directors on Twitter, and the phenomenon of racebending The Last Airbender.”
“Either it applies to all films or it does not apply at all! jack racebending”
“Alex comments like this just show how pointless arguments are made when people complain about racebending in other films.”
“I see how it is, that sounds pretty racist to me. racebending”
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