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  • City government in China opens gay bar to get men out of woods, safer education

    “In the past the government relied on to reach out to the gay community…. Now there’s a change, in that some local health...

  • Daniel's Choice

    Lt. Daniel Choi -- West Point grad, Arabic linguist, platoon leader, Iraq War veteran -- isn't the first soldier to be targeted by the military's...

  • Marshall Wong, Los Angeles

    Marshall Wong Of those coming to D.C. for the National Equality March, Marshall Wong's face may be one of the more familiar to Washingtonians. Although...

  • Pink Praise for A/PI

    When Siva ''Shiva'' Subbaraman first got involved in the D.C. GLBT community in the 1980s, things were a lot different for Asian/Pacific Islanders. ''When I...

  • Linh Hoang

    There is very little to Linh Hoang that is not on the move. Emigrating from Vietnam at age 10, that flight across the Pacific to...

  • Khush Klatch

    There are few who could claim to have explored the relationships between GLBT South Asians and their parents as deeply as Sonali Gulati. As a...

  • An Officer and a Thespian

    Antebellum is a story that moves across continents and genders, from World War II to a cinematic memory of the American Civil War. With his...

  • Passage to India

    Aniruddhan Vasudevan started dancing when he was 6 years old. Twenty years later, it's become a vocation. ''My family is very interested in the arts,...

  • Honored with Pride

    D.C. Pride and Heritage, a celebration of the local Asian/Pacific Islander GLBT community, honored Metro Weekly May 10 for empowering the local A/PI GLBT community...

  • Dragon Quest

    Using the Out2Paddle calendar, 2006 was Year One. That was when this dragon-boat team, affiliated with Asian/Pacific Islander Queers United for Action (AQUA), made waves...

  • A Season of Pride

    Yes, pride season is once again upon us, with Youth Pride, Black Pride and Capital Pride. And the local Asian/Pacific Islander GLBT community has got...

  • Cuckcoo for Coco

    It's hard to find any China-related news these days that doesn't focus on the Olympics or Tibet, which makes it harder for Coco Zhao --...

  • Namasté

    Through much of South Asia, from India to Nepal to Sri Lanka, hands pressed together with fingers pointed skyward is a gesture of respect and...

  • Beam Me Out!

    Floating through space -- further from us than Mars, but not so far as Jupiter -- there is a large piece of rock making its...

  • The Aqua Decade

    It's an exciting time to be gay and Asian, says Linh Hoang, a 25-year-old native of Vietnam, who lives in D.C. ''We have a supportive...

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