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Coming Out to Korean American Parents

Coming Out Across Cultural Barriers: A Mixed-Race Son's Journey With His Korean Immigrant Mother

Mark Ro Beyersdorf | Posted 07.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Ro Beyersdorf

To my Korean mother, homosexuality was an unfamiliar, white American condition. With my father I could offer books to help him digest my sputtering attempts at explanation, but my mother and I struggled through language barriers, searching for answers to satisfy her.