A couple captured a racist man on video hurling anti-Asian comments at them in San Francisco last weekend.
What happened: Albert Hsieh and Justin Erfort were walking on Market Street on Sunday around 3 p.m. when a man came at them out of nowhere and started spewing anti-Asian sentiments, according to KRON4.
Sports Illustrated introduced Filipino American model Leyna Bloom as the first trans woman of color as the cover star for its August swimsuit issue.
The first: Bloom took to her Instagram on Monday to share the history-making news to her more than 411,000 followers and offer a glimpse of the cover photo taken by photographer Yu Tsai, Vogue reported.
The Atlanta Police Department is investigating the case of a gay man who was found with a serious head injury on train tracks in the Lindbergh area of Buckhead early morning on July 11.
At the scene: Police were alerted to the 2100 block of Piedmont Road where someone saw Joshua Dowd, 28, alone and barely breathing as he laid on the train tracks with his head bleeding, reported CBS46.
Filipino American influencer Bretman Rock graced the cover of Teen Vogue’s July issue following his June cover feature for Nylon Manila, which he dedicated to gay Filipino kids.
“King of Manifesting”: “Someone pinch me, this is unreal,” Rock wrote in a celebratory Instagram post.
Japanese American singer Utada Hikaru revealed their nonbinary identity during a recent livestream on Instagram.
The reveal: Over the weekend, the 38-year-old singer wished everyone a happy Pride Month and came out as nonbinary to their Instagram followers, according to Kotaku.
Filipino American internet personality Bretman Rock recently described his recent magazine cover on Nylon Manila as his “love letter to all gay, queer Filipino kids.”
George Takei, known as “Uncle George” to fans, expressed on social media that one of his biggest regrets was never having children.
The tweet: The “Star Trek” actor shared in a tweet from Father’s Day on Sunday that one of his biggest regrets was “never becoming a dad.”
Recoil admitted they were taken aback by the controversy surrounding the magazine cover draft posted on social media featuring Asian American gun enthusiast and LGBT advocate Chris Cheng.
What happened: The magazine asked its followers on Wednesday to vote for which cover they would like to see in the upcoming issue on Instagram.
More than 85 Asian and LGBTQ organizations have expressed their opposition to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, claiming that the legislation relies on “anti-Black” law enforcement responses.
The bill, which passed the Senate in April, responds to the surge in reporting of anti-Asian incidents amid the COVID-19 pandemic by mandating the “expedited review of hate crimes and reports of hate crimes.”
A restaurant in Queensland, Australia is facing backlash after its owner shared a photo of an order slip that referred to two customers as “very annoying Asians.”
Shay Hayston, who co-owns several eateries in the city of Brisbane, shared the photo on Snapchat last Saturday, writing “Omg I love my staff” along with three laughing emojis in the caption.
A gay man is suing the government of Hong Kong for rejecting him as his late husband’s surviving spouse, thereby preventing him from carrying out his spouse’s final wishes.
Edgar Ng Hon-lam and Henry Li Yik-ho tied the knot in London in 2017, but laws established by the government of Hong Kong do not recognize same-sex marriages.
Byun Hee-soo, South Korea’s first transgender soldier who was forcibly discharged from service over a year ago, has been found dead.
Sudden death: The 23-year-old former South Korean soldier was found dead in her home on Wednesday at 5:49 p.m., according to Yonhap News.