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Queer Asian Americans

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.