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A Vietnamese Mother's Story to Her Gay Son

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

It was my relationship with a former partner that finally prompted me, in my 30s, to come out to my parents. And it was that relationship that finally led me to bring a man home to meet my parents. It turns out that I did not give my mom and dad enough credit.

Return of LGBT Groups to Little Saigon's 'Tet' Parade is a Community Win

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 03.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Being invited back to the Tet parade by members of their own community is a bigger step towards true inclusion of LGBT people in Little Saigon than a court victory alone could achieve.

Gays Seek Inclusion In Vietnamese Parade

AP | Posted 12.11.2013 | Los Angeles

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California city is gearing up for a heated debate over a Vietnamese new year's parade that would exclude the c...

Vietnamese Lunar New Year: Time For Racism And Homophobia?

Khanh Ho | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Khanh Ho

The racism, Vietnamese Americans have been quite vocal about; the homophobia, Vietnamese Americans have remained largely silent on. I think, though, that these two are interlinked. And if we don't begin to address this fact, the new year will not be so new.

Let LGBT Groups March In Little Saigon 'Tet' Parade!

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Whether the parade organizers and their supporters want to admit it, the Vietnamese population includes LGBT people. We deserve our place in the Tet parade just like Vietnamese lawyers, student clubs and dance troupes.