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Asian Americans Seen as ‘More American’ If They Are Gay, Research Reveals

Asian Americans flying the rainbow flag are treated as “more American” by others as they are perceived to have “effectively adopted American cultural values,” new research has found. 

“American culture is perceived as more accepting of gay people compared to Asian cultures,” researchers from the University of Washington posited. “As a result, gay Asian Americans are perceived as more likely to be American than their straight counterparts.”

Tourism Ministry Backs TF Up After Suggesting Malaysia Has No Gay People

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Amid an intense backlash, Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture was forced to clarify its minister’s controversial comments regarding homosexuality in the country.

Ahead of this year’s ITB Berlin travel fair, Minister Datuk Mohammaddin bin Ketapi reportedly suggested that Malaysia has no gay people, referring to the group as “anything like that.”

Gay Filipino-Korean Songwriter Owns Country in Hilarious Music Video

A Filipino-Korean writer, actor and musician from Ohio is the star of a new music video that hilariously weaves gay culture, Asian stereotypes and country music altogether.

Nathan Ramos, whose song “When December Comes” opened the ABC Christmas Day Parade in 2017, says that he wanted to create something that would subvert country music — something he describes as “a traditionally very straight white male space.”