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Gay, Asian and Christian: Hank Chen Shares His Struggles With Family and the Holidays (AUDIO)

JR Tungol | Posted 03.01.2015 | Gay Voices
JR Tungol

Hank recently recounted his story in Kevin Allison's popular stage show and podcast RISK. He candidly talks about his childhood struggle for acceptance in his family and church, which I found hilarious, sad and surprising. Even if you aren't gay or Asian, there are universal truths about family and the holidays that everyone can relate to.

30 Days Of LGBT Holiday Giving: Give A Gift To Asian And Pacific Islander Equality

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.20.2012 | Gay Voices

Note: This holiday season, in lieu of a traditional holiday gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization each day for our "30 Days Of ...

A Unicorn At The White House

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 09.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

When I came out in college in the late 1980s, I thought I was a unicorn. Surely I was the only gay Asian-American person in the universe. Never in my wildest imagination would I have imagined that I'd be invited to a White House briefing about issues of interest to the queer Asian-American community.

'Mr. Wong's Dong Emporium': Racism and the Gay Community

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 11.27.2011 | Gay Voices
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

It's hard being a queer person in a predominantly straight and non-transgender world. It's twice as hard, however, to be a queer person of color. We're frequently rendered invisible by the predominantly white LGBT community.