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.”
“Blue’s Clues & You,” hosted by Filipino American Joshua Dela Cruz, released a new sing-along video celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community on May 28.
Shanghai Pride formally announced the cessation of its activities on Thursday.
The event, which started as a small community gathering in 2009, served as China’s sole major annual celebration of LGBTQ+ rights.
Pride Month is an annual celebration for the LGBTQ community, with many prominent Asian and Asian Americans who have fought and used their platform to demand rights and equality around the world.
Bisexual New York activist Brenda Howard organized the first Pride parade to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Manhattan, reported CNN. This year will mark the 50th anniversary of Pride traditions.
As a proud Asian American, I am tired of reading article after article of Asians being portrayed as fearful victims or terrified bystanders to increasingly violent attacks of hate and xenophobia. Yes the attacks are chilling and appalling. But we are not just fearful or terrified. We are proud. We are strong. Despite our diverse ethnicities and histories, we each come from a powerful lineage of people who have survived brutal wars, famines, generations of pain and suffering. We know what it’s like to overcome, to work so damn hard on behalf of a dream – the dream of freedom, prosperity and a better life for our children. We have worked so hard and achieved so much.
Just this past February, our community celebrated new heights of representation as the South-Korean movie “Parasite” won multiple Academy Awards – including the venerable Best Picture award. America also had a viable Asian American presidential candidate in Andrew Yang. How far we have fallen from those heights…
New York City will be hosting World Pride this year and Taiwan became the first in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage last month, but there is still a lot of work left to be done.
Lawmakers in May passed part of a bill that would allow same-sex couples to apply for “marriage registration.”
A Sikh man in San Diego has gone viral on social media after sharing a photo of himself wearing a rainbow turban he had designed in celebration of Pride season.
Jiwandeep Kohli, who identifies as a bisexual man, is a neuroscientist and an amateur baker who appeared on TV as a contestant on ABC’s “The Great American Baking Show.”