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All posts tagged "asian"

  • Iimay Ho

    Iimay Ho remembers one of the first times direct activism paid off for her. While a junior in high school, one of her classmates drew...

  • Coverboy: Long

    When he was 15, moving to the U.S. from Vietnam, Long says it was the equivalent of winning a Wonka-esque golden ticket. But the reality...

  • Cendana Surges

    An out gay Asian-Pacific Islander-American brought together a coalition of voters, boosted by support from the LGBT community and labor, to beat out sitting Councilmembers...

  • Henry

    Alexandria native Henry is eager to get home to the D.C. area. For now, however, the 27-year-old is paying dues by completing his surgery residency...

  • Coverboy: Richie

    When Richie was born, peace had finally come to his native Cambodia after years of civil war, genocide and invasion. But his family – with...

  • Franklin Caintic

    In his original Coverboy profile last May, Franklin Caintic said he had ''lube, massage oil and dental floss'' in his nightstand drawer. Dental floss? ''It's...

  • Oh, My: A Conversation with George Takei [video]

    On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Washington Shakespeare Company held its annual benefit with an evening entitled ''Shakespeare in Klingon.'' The evening's special guest was Star...

  • Candy Coated [video]

    On Sunday, July 25 at 9 p.m., Freddie's Follies ushered in a special sweet treat -- Jujubee, a contestant on season 2 of RuPaul's Drag...

  • Out on the Water [video]

    Two LGBT teams raced in the 9th Annual D.C. Dragon Boat festival Saturday and Sunday, May 15-16, on the Potomac River. Out to Paddle, which...

  • Pride & Heritage Hero

    Few embody the intersected identities of being gay and being of Asian ethnicity as vividly as Ben de Guzman. Whether serving for a time as...

  • Harjant Gill

    The Next Generation Awards 2010 Some people turn to drinking and partying to cope with heartbreak. Harjant Gill turned to filmmaking. ''When I started college,...

  • Hyacinth Alvaran

    The Next Generation Awards 2010 Hyacinth Alvaran's story may have started in the Philippines, but her story is being told most forcefully in here in...

  • Linh Hoang

    The 2009 Next Generation Awards: Where Are They Now? It's April 20. Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano is spewing airliner-threatening ash into European airspace. Linh Hoang is...

  • Meet Evan Low: New mayor of Campbell, CA is Asian, gay, and 26

    ”I’m passionate and energetic about all things I do. This is not work for me. This is something I enjoy.” Evan Low, 26, the new...

  • Thailand to require transgender surgery candidates to wait one year

    ”It is not necessary. I really didn’t want to go through that process, so I decided to have the operation… before the law is enforce…....

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